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The Origins of the Last Name Garcia

by MetatubeSpecials

Garcia is a very popular last name - and there are a few reasons why! It began in Spain as a male first name, but several brothers took it as their last name. From there, its use spread, including to some Jews who wished to hide their heritage. It was also used during colonization in America. How many Garcias do you know?

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