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The earliest forms of hereditary surnames in Spain were the patronymic surnames, which are derived from the father's given name, and metronymic surnames, which are derived from the mother's given name. Garcés is thought to be a patronymic name formed from a now unknown medieval given name. An older Latin form of the surname was Garsea, but the roots of this name may well pre-date the Latin era and come from the Basque language.

Garcés Early Origins



The surname Garcés was first found in Navarre, where the name is documented in the earliest records.

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Garcés Spelling Variations


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Garcés Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Garcia, García, Garsea, Garsía, Garsia, Garcies, Guarsea, Guarseas, Garsías, Garsias, Gassía, Gassia, Garci, Garcés, Garces, Garcíaz, Garciaz, Garséaz, Garseaz, Gasset, Garcet, Gracía, Gracia and many more.

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Garcés Early History


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Garcés Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Garcés research. Another 357 words (26 lines of text) covering the years 1134, 1150 and 1800 are included under the topic Early Garcés History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Garcés Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Garcés Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent among members of the family were Count García of Navarre (d. 857), García I, king of Leon from 910-914, and García I of Navarre, who ruled 925-970. King García IV ruled Navarre from 1134-1150. Also of note were Gil Garcíez Dazagra, knight of the order of Santiago, Diego García de...

Another 81 words (6 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Garcés Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Garcés Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Pero Garces, who arrived in America in 1811
  • Juan Garces, who landed in America in 1827
  • Mateo Garces, aged 31, arrived in New Orleans, La in 1829
  • Catalina Garces, who arrived in Spanish Main in 1879
  • L.eovigildo Garces, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1895

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Contemporary Notables of the name Garcés (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Garcés (post 1700)



  • Esteban Garces, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Virginia State House of Delegates 2nd District, 2011
  • Paula Garcés (b. 1974), Colombian American film and television actress
  • Francisco Hermenegildo Tomás Garcés (1738-1781), Spanish Franciscan missionary and explorer
  • José Cebollero Garcés (b. 1936), Spanish soldier
  • Tomàs Garcés i Miravet (1901-1993), Spanish poet and lawyer from Catalonia
  • Jorge Luis Garcés Rojas (b. 1954), Chilean football manager
  • Delia Garcés (1924-2001), Argentine film actress who appeared in 30 films
  • Gloria A. Galeano Garcés (b. 1958), Colombian botanist and agronomist
  • Luis Miguel Garcés (b. 1982), Ecuadorian footballer
  • Paulo Andrés Garcés Contreras (b. 1984), Chilean football goalkeeper
  • ... (Another 2 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    2. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    3. Domínguez, C. Hispano de Apellidos y Blasones. 4 Vols. 2001. Print.
    4. Maduell, Charles R. Compiler Index of Spanish Citizens Entering the Port of New Orleans Between January 1840 and December 1865. New Orleans: The Compiler, 1966. Print.
    5. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    7. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    8. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    9. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    10. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    11. ...

    The Garcés Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Garcés Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 7 October 2015 at 12:49.

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