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TypeSurname (from given name)
UsageSpanish
PronouncedPron.gar-THEE-a European Spanish
gar-SEE-a Latin American Spanish
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Meaning & History

From a medieval given name of unknown meaning, possibly related to the Basque word hartz meaning "bear".

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesGarcia Portuguese
Same SpellingGarcia
Entry updated July 2, 2017