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.
province of Guipuzcoa, in the district of Vergara.
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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..