Gomez or Gómez is a common Spanish surname. The Portuguese and Old Galician is Gomes, while the Catalan form is Gomis.
It is derived from the given name Gomes which is a loanword of the Visigothic word guma "man". It is itself related to the Common Germanic word guma (Old English guma "man", Middle English gome) / gomo (High Old German gomo "man", Middle High German gome) related to Latin homo "man".
Famous quotes containing the word gomez:
“Jesus: Senor, the widow Gomez delivered a son this morning, a boy.
Guthrie McCabe: Bully for the widow Gomez.
Jesus: But Senor, it has been more than a year ago since Senor Antonio Gomez has been buried in the church house.
McCabe: Well, theres some men ya just cant trust to stay where you put em.”
—Frank S. Nugent (19081965)