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The Garcies 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. Garcies 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.

Garcies Early Origins



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

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Garcies Spelling Variations


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Garcies 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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Garcies Early History


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Garcies Early History



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

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Garcies Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Garcies 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 Garcies 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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