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The noble Spanish surname Plascencia is of local origin, being one of those surnames derived from the place of origin of the initial bearer. Thus, the progenitor of the Plascencia family took as his surname the name of the town from which he hailed.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Placencia, Plasencia, Plascencia and others.
First found in the Basque province of Guipuzcoa, in the district of Vergara.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Plascencia research. Another 381 words (27 lines of text) covering the years 1180 and 1476 are included under the topic Early Plascencia History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 25 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Plascencia Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Bernadina Plasencia, a native of Talavera de la Reina, who arrived on the American continent in 1579; and Mencia Arias de Plasencia who voyaged to Peru in the 16th century..
The Plascencia Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Plascencia 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.
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