Why do some elements have symbols that are different form their names?
Because, some of the elements have names that came from Latin, such as how Iron has the symbol Fe, which comes from the Latin word Ferrum. The names were never changed, they were in fact translated. ...
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I want to know how Gonzalo means wolf in Spanish. I've never heard of a wolf being referred to as anything close to Gonzalo. Can anyone explain it to me?
Gonzalo is derived from the Latin word Gundisalvus which refers to the wolf. From different countries there are 35 similar and uncommon translations, some are just nick names for boys ...