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Type Surname (from location)
Pronounced Pron. Gwar-deea(Catalan)  [key]
Other Forms FormsGuardia, La Guardia

Meaning & History

Catalan, Spanish, and Italian from Catalan guàrdia, Spanish and Italian guardia ‘guard’, ‘watch’, a topographic name for someone who lived by a watch place, an occupational name for a member of the town guard, or a habitational name from any of the numerous places named (La) Guardia.
Added 8/18/2014 by Teresa Rehann Guardia
Edited 3/10/2017 by LMS