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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.

Placencia Early Origins



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

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Placencia Spelling Variations


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Placencia Spelling Variations



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

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Placencia Early History


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Placencia Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Placencia research. Another 381 words (27 lines of text) covering the years 1180 and 1476 are included under the topic Early Placencia History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Placencia Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Placencia Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 25 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Placencia Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



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

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Contemporary Notables of the name Placencia (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Placencia (post 1700)



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

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Domínguez, C. Hispano de Apellidos y Blasones. 4 Vols. 2001. Print.
    2. Maduell, Charles R. Compiler Index of Spanish Citizens Entering the Port of New Orleans Between January 1840 and December 1865. New Orleans: The Compiler, 1966. Print.
    3. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    4. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    5. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    6. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    7. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    8. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    9. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Caballeros de La Orden de Santiago Siglo XVIII. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1996. Print.
    10. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Heraldic Patronimica Española Y Sus Patronimicos Compuestos. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1976. Print.
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    The Placencia Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Placencia Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 29 April 2014 at 14:10.

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