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Ruiz Family of the Philippines

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  • Rosario Ruiz Zorilla
    Rosario Ruiz Zorilla-Chanco was Miss Mindanao at the 1930 Manila Carnival. More here: .
  • Emma Gonzales Zamora (c.1913 - 1943)
    Emma Gonzales Zamora-Ruiz was crowned Miss Philippines at the 6th National Beauty Contest at the 1932 Manila Carnival. More here:
  • Fred Ruiz Castro (1914 - 1979)
    Fred Ruiz Castro was the Chief Justice of the Philippines from January 5, 1976 until his death on April 19, 1979 while on an official trip to India. More here: . From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia...
  • Angelo Ruiz Castro, Sr. (b. - 1994)
    Angelo Castro Sr. was a popular Filipino radio personality. Angelo joined Manila Broadcasting Company at Insular Life Bldg. and was known as the “Good Time King”. In 1946, he became the chief announcer...

There are multiple meanings of Ruiz. One, it means the son of Ruy, a nickname of Rodrigo, which in turn is the Spanish form of Roderick (means fame or rule). Another, it means one who came from Ruiz, in Spain. Another, it means a dweller near a stream.

This sub-project aims to organize genealogical data on the Ruiz Family of the Philippines. Profiles here are those of historical figures, scions of the gentry (de buena familia), revolutionary heroes, scholars, government officials, national athletes and other public personalities (celebrities) in various fields. Find more surnames at the master project page, Families of the Philippines.

How to Contribute

  1. Please click the "Join Project" button on the upper right of the project page.
  2. After getting yourself added as a collaborator for the surname, select the profile of the prominent Filipino you wish to add.
  3. Navigate to the profile. Under the "More Actions" link, choose "Add to Project" and select sub-project to which your ancestor should be included in.
  4. Include in the "About Me" section a brief biographical sketch, summarizing the person's significant contributions and accomplishments. (Required)
  5. Include a photograph, if one exists.
  6. Mark the profile as "public" and not "private". (Required)