When Maria Esther Guadalupe Gallardo Alvarez was born on 12 December 1899, in Oaxaca de Juárez, Oaxaca, Mexico, her father, Juan Nepomuceno Enrique Gallardo Soto, was 30 and her mother, Ysabel Rafaela Alvarez Zavaleta, was 25. She had at least 2 sons with Israel Del Castillo Barranco. She died on 8 October 1980, in Gustavo A. Madero, Mexico City, Mexico, at the age of 80.
Some characteristic forenames: Spanish Jose, Juan, Manuel, Carlos, Luis, Francisco, Jesus, Ramon, Jorge, Rafael, Enrique, Mario.
Spanish: from a personal name composed of the ancient Germanic elements gail ‘cheerful, joyous’ + hard ‘hardy, brave’, ‘strong’.