Garcia Family History

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Garcia Name Meaning

Spanish (García) and Portuguese: from a medieval personal name of uncertain origin. It is normally found in medieval records in the Latin form Garsea, and may well be of pre-Roman origin, perhaps akin to Basque (h)artz ‘bear’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Marcia, Barca, Barcia, Maria, Garces, Marcial, Gaia, Garin, Marcil

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Garcia Family Origin

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Garcia Family Occupations

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  • Cigar Maker

    22%
  • Bootmaker

    4%
  • Cab Driver

    4%
  • Comcl Traveler

    4%

In 1881, Cigar Maker, Bootmaker and Cab Driver were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Garcia. A less common occupation for the Garcia family was Comcl Traveler. The most common Garcia occupation in the UK was Cigar Maker. 22% of Garcia's were Cigar Makers.

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Garcia Historical Records

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Garcia Life Expectancy

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Famous Garcia Family

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Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)

Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
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