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The Garciaz surname is an old Portuguese patronymic surname, derived from the father's given name, and metronymic surnames, which are derived from the mother's given name. Garciaz is thought to be a patronymic name formed from a now unknown medieval given name. An older Latin form of the surname was Garsea, the roots of which may well pre-date the Latin era and come from the Basque language.

Garciaz Early Origins



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

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Garciaz Spelling Variations


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Garciaz 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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Garciaz Early History


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Garciaz Early History



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

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Garciaz Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Garciaz Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent members of the family include 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 Garciaz 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 or some of its variants were: Alejo García, who arrived in the New World in 1528 and explored Argentina, Paraguay and Brazil. Lope García de Castro was Governor of Peru in the 1560s. Bartolomé García de Nodal, a Captain of the Armada, and his brother Gonzalo charted the Straits of Magellan. Martín García Oñez was a soldier, conquistador, Corregidor of Peru and Governor of Chile at the end of the sixteenth century. Other members of the family who were early emigrants to Spain's colonies in the New World included Catalina, who emigrated to Venezuela in 1561.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Garciaz (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Garciaz (post 1700)



  • Jaime Garciaz, American Republican politician, Member of Virgin Islands legislature, 1971-72; Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Virgin Islands, 1972

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    2. Zúquete, Afonso Eduardo Martins. Armorial Lusitano. Lisboa: Editoria Enciclopédia, 1961. Print.
    3. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    4. Guiseppi, Montague Spencer, edition. Naturalizations of Foreign Protestants in the American and West Indian Colonies. Mancester, England: The Huguenot Soceity of London, 1921. Print.
    5. García Carraffa, Alberto and Arturo. Diccionario Heráldico y Genealógico de Apellidos Españoles y Americanos 88 Volumes. Madrid: A. Marzo. Print.
    6. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    7. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    8. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    9. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    10. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Patronimica Española Y Sus Patronimicos Compuestos. Madrid: Hidalguía, 19676. Print.
    11. ...

    The Garciaz Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Garciaz 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 26 July 2011 at 14:51.

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