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Ruiz Surname Origin

(Spanish) patronymic from the personal name Ruy, a short form of Rodrigo - son of Rodrigo



Source: American Surnames. ; Smith, Elsdon C; Genealogical Publishing Company, 1997.


Ruiz  Surname Meaning and Family Facts

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'We are the children of many sires, and every drop of blood in us in its turn ... betrays its ancestor.' --Ralph Waldo Emerson




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