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Placencia History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The noble Spanish surname Placencia is of local origin, being one of those surnames derived from the place of origin of the initial bearer. Thus, the progenitor of the Placencia family took as his surname the name of the town from which he hailed.

Early Origins of the Placencia family


The surname Placencia was first found in the Basque province of Guipuzcoa, in the district of Vergara.

Early History of the Placencia family


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Placencia Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Placencia, Plasencia, Plascencia and others.

Early Notables of the Placencia family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Placencia family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Placencia Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Emilio Placencia, aged 24, who arrived in America from Veraony, Mexico, in 1909
  • Joaquin Placencia, aged 42, who arrived in America from Cadiz, Spain, in 1913
  • Juana Placencia, aged 47, who arrived in America from Havana, Cuba, in 1922
  • Ricardo Placencia, aged 21, who arrived in America from Havana, Cuba, in 1923

Contemporary Notables of the name Placencia (post 1700)


  • Ana Placencia, Ecuadorian painter
  • Alfredo Placencia (1875-1930), Mexican priest and poet

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