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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.

Plascencia Early Origins



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

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Plascencia Spelling Variations


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Plascencia Spelling Variations



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

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Plascencia Early History


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Plascencia Early History



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 and printed products wherever possible.

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Plascencia Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Plascencia Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 25 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Plascencia 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 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..

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Contemporary Notables of the name Plascencia (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Plascencia (post 1700)



  • Salvador Plascencia (b. 1976), Mexican-born, American writer
  • Carlos Medina Plascencia (b. 1955), Mexican politician affiliated to the conservative National Action Party (PAN)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    2. Carr, Raymond. Spain, 1808-1975. 2nd Ed. . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1982. Print. (ISBN 978-0198221272).
    3. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Heraldic Patronimica Española Y Sus Patronimicos Compuestos. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1976. Print.
    5. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-209).
    6. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    7. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    9. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    10. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
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    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.

    This page was last modified on 13 July 2015 at 13:40.

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