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The meaning and history of the name García.

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

Usage: Spanish
Famous People: Gabriel García Márquezwiki (Writer, 1927, Colombia), Federico García Lorcawiki (Writer, 1898, Spain), Sergio Ramos Garcíawiki (Soccer Player, 1986, Spain), Alan García Pérezwiki (Politician, 1949, Peru), Gael García Bernalwiki (Actor, 1978, Mexico), Andy Garcíawiki (Actor, 1956, Cuba), Radamel Falcao Garcíawiki (Soccer Player, 1986, Colombia), Alfonso García Robleswiki (Diplomat, 1911, Mexico), Luís Enrique Martínez Garcíawiki (Soccer Player, 1970, Spain)