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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