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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. Colletta, John P. They Came in Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    2. Carr, Raymond. Spain, 1808-1975. 2nd Ed. . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1982. Print. (ISBN 978-0198221272).
    3. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Heraldic Patronimica Española Y Sus Patronimicos Compuestos. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1976. Print.
    4. Atienza, Julio De Atienza. Español: Diccionario Heraldico De Apellidos Españoles Y De Titulos Nobiliarios. Madrid: Aguilar, 1959. Print.
    5. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    6. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    7. Maduell, Charles R. Compiler Index of Spanish Citizens Entering the Port of New Orleans Between January 1840 and December 1865. New Orleans: The Compiler, 1966. Print.
    8. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    9. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    10. Chronological list of passengers to Spanish America (including Florida and Louisiana, 1538-1559). From documents in the "Indian Archives". Sevilla. 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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