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The noble Spanish surname Plasencia is of local origin, being one of those surnames derived from the place of origin of the initial bearer. Thus, the progenitor of the Plasencia family took as his surname the name of the town from which he hailed.

Plasencia Early Origins



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

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Plasencia Spelling Variations


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Plasencia Spelling Variations



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

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Plasencia Early History


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Plasencia Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Plasencia research. Another 381 words (27 lines of text) covering the years 1180 and 1476 are included under the topic Early Plasencia History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Plasencia Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Plasencia Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 25 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Plasencia 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 were:

Plasencia Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Diego De Plasencia, who arrived in America in 1813
  • Bias De Plasencia, who landed in America in 1814
  • Alonso De Plasencia, who landed in America in 1817
  • Domingo De Plasencia, who landed in Venezuela in 1834
  • Juan De Plasencia, who arrived in New Spain in 1876
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Plasencia (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Plasencia (post 1700)



  • Phil Plasencia, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 2008
  • César Plasencia, American former soccer midfielder who played professionally in both Mexico and the United States
  • Steven Micael Plasencia (b. 1956), American former long-distance runner, winner of the 1992 California International Marathon
  • Nestor Plasencia Sr. (b. 1950), tobacco grower and cigar maker of Cuban descent whose factories produce over 30 million cigars a year
  • Leonel Plasencia y Montes (b. 1877), Cuban physician

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    2. García Carraffa, Alberto and Arturo. Diccionario Heráldico y Genealógico de Apellidos Españoles y Americanos 88 Volumes. Madrid: A. Marzo. Print.
    3. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. Archivo General De Indias, Sevilla. Catalogo de Pasajeros a Indias durante los Siglos XVI, XVII y XVIII Edited by the docents of the General Indian Archives under the Director of the Archives, Don Cristobal Bermudez Plata 3 Volumes - Volume 1 1509-1534. Sevilla, Spain: Imprenta de la Gavidia, 1940. Print.
    5. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    6. Domínguez, C. Hispano de Apellidos y Blasones. 4 Vols. 2001. Print.
    7. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    8. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    9. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    10. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    11. ...

    The Plasencia Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Plasencia 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 October 2015 at 10:57.

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