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 2
Combined GEDCOMs Uploaded 17
DISTINCT mtDNA Haplogroups 39
DISTINCT Y-DNA Confirmed Haplogroups 24
DISTINCT Y-DNA Predicted Haplogroups 11
Family Finder 41
Genographic 2.0 Transfers 8
Maternal Ancestor Information 83
mtDNA 68
mtDNA Full Sequence 23
mtDNA Plus 42
mtDNA Subgroups 0
Paternal Ancestor Information 113
Predicted Y-DNA Haplogroups 47
Total Members 157
Unpredicted Y-DNA Haplogroups 0
Unreturned Kits 7
Y-DNA Deep Clade (After 2008) 15
Y-DNA Deep Clade (Prior to 2008) 9
Y-DNA Subgroups 11
Y-DNA111 5
Y-DNA12 127
Y-DNA25 83
Y-DNA37 78
Y-DNA67 37