The Garcia Surname Y-DNA Project- Background



This project was established to research the Y-DNA of males who carry the Garcia surname.

This project is open to males who carry the Garcia surname from paternal inheritance although females can arrange to represent their family by testing a male relative who is a direct paternal line descendant of their Garcia ancestor.

The Garcia Wikipedia Page

Garcia is a patronymic surname. The Pre Roman "Garcia" comes from the personal name, which at the moment is in disuse. It is has a highly debated origin: Iberian, ancient Basque or ancient Celtic. The first references of this surname go back to year 843 A.D.

Garcia is the most common last name in Spain and the second most frequent in Latin America including Brazil. It is also found in significant numbers in Portugal and southwestern France.

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Project Stats

Statistic Type Count
Big Y 7
Combined GEDCOMs Uploaded 19
DISTINCT mtDNA Haplogroups 50
DISTINCT Y-DNA Confirmed Haplogroups 31
DISTINCT Y-DNA Predicted Haplogroups 0
Family Finder 62
Genographic 2.0 Transfers 10
Maternal Ancestor Information 100
mtDNA 84
mtDNA Full Sequence 32
mtDNA Plus 57
mtDNA Subgroups 0
Paternal Ancestor Information 135
Predicted Y-DNA Haplogroups 10
Total Members 192
Unpredicted Y-DNA Haplogroups 0
Unreturned Kits 13
Y-DNA Deep Clade (After 2008) 15
Y-DNA Deep Clade (Prior to 2008) 9
Y-DNA Subgroups 11
Y-DNA111 15
Y-DNA12 148
Y-DNA25 103
Y-DNA37 99
Y-DNA67 51