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The prestigious Spanish surname Garnica is of local origin, derived from the name of the place where a man once lived or held land. In this instance the surname Garnica, is derived from the place-name Guernica. Thus, the name Garnica signifies "one who hails from Guernica."

Garnica Early Origins



The surname Garnica was first found in the province of Biscay, in the northern Basque provinces.

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Garnica Spelling Variations


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Garnica Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Garnica, Guernica and others.

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Garnica Early History


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Garnica Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Garnica research. Another 399 words (28 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Garnica History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Garnica Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Garnica Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 33 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Garnica 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:

Garnica Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Carmela Garnica, aged 10, who emigrated to the United States from Colombia, in 1904
  • Rafael Garnica, aged 22, who settled in America from Mexico, Mexico, in 1910
  • Victoriano Garnica, aged 19, who emigrated to the United States from Ciceros, Spain, in 1913

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Contemporary Notables of the name Garnica (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Garnica (post 1700)



  • Hector Manuel Garnica (b. 1974), Mexican professional boxer

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Garnica Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Heraldic Patronimica Española Y Sus Patronimicos Compuestos. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1976. Print.
    2. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    3. Diez, Ma Del Carmen Galbis. Catalogo de Pasajeros a Indias Durante los siglos XVI, XVII y XVIII Archivo General de Indias Sevilla Volume 6. Murcia, Spain: Ministerio de Cultura, 1986. Print.
    4. Carr, Raymond. Spain, 1808-1975. 2nd Ed. . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1982. Print. (ISBN 978-0198221272).
    5. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    6. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    7. Colletta, John P. They Came in Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    8. 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.
    9. Atienza, Julio De Atienza. Español: Diccionario Heraldico De Apellidos Españoles Y De Titulos Nobiliarios. Madrid: Aguilar, 1959. Print.
    10. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
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    The Garnica Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Garnica 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 16 April 2017 at 16:47.

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