Meaning and name origin
Gonzales \g(o)-nza-les, gon-zales\ as a boy's name is of Spanish and Latin origin, and the meaning of Gonzales is "battle". Gonzales is a variant of Gonzalo (Spanish, Latin): from Gundisalvus. A name for babies which is not predominantly used.
Gonzales is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#94 out of 88799, Top 1%) (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Gonzales and its source form. The only popular variation form ranked in the Top 1000/100 is Gonzalo. (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).