Garces Family History

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Garces Name Meaning

Spanish, Catalan (Garcés), and Portuguese (Garcês): variant of the patronymic Garciez, from the personal name García (see Garcia).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Gares, Harmes, Bares, Garret, Garven, Barnes, Garrels, Carles, Armes

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Garces Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Garces name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Garces. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Spain


  • Native American—North, Central, South


  • England & Wales


  • Portugal


  • Native American—Andean


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Garces Family Origin

Where is the Garces family from?

Garces Family Occupations

What did your Garces ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Garces occupation in the USA was Laborer. 100% of Garces's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer


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Garces Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Garces. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Garces census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Garces. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 319 military records available for the last name Garces. For the veterans among your Garces ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Garces Life Expectancy

What is the average Garces lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Garces life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Garces in 1952 was 39, and 69 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Garces ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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