Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Garcia m. Basque, from an uncertain origin.

The name of a number of 9th-11th C kings of Pamplona, a 10th C king of Leon, two 11th C kings of Navarre, and an 11th C king of Galicia and Portugal.

France
Latin
1287 Garcionis (gen) GasReg-A p. 74, Garcius (nom) ibid. p. 74, Garssias (nom) ibid. p. 74
Portugal
Latin
1211 Garsiae (gen) PHGCRP-I no. 6; 1256 Garciæ (gen) ibid. no. 17
Spain
Latin
1276 Garsias (nom) CDGH XLVI
Catalan
1510 Garcia valencia1510 4161
Old Spanish
1225 Gacia PHGCRP-I no. 15
Spanish
1495 Garcia montalvo; 1496 Guarcy olite1496 p. 182; 1575 Garci Catalogo-5.2 3830; 1576 Garcia ibid. 3877
Cite as: G. Grim, S.L. Uckelman. "Garcia". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2017, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2017/1/name/Garcia.