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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In the United States, the name Placencia is the 8,798th most popular surname with an estimated 2,487 people with that name. 
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Placencia Settlers in United States in the 20th Century