Villacis History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
Although the exact origin of the Spanish surname Villacis is unclear, research suggests that, like most Spanish compound surnames containing the first element "Villa," the surname was adopted as a surname from the name of a place of residence. The Latin "Villa" means town. It is the place name that is uncertain.
Early Origins of the Villacis family
The surname Villacis was first found in Andalusia, in southern Spain
, the chief city being Seville an ancient pre-Roman Iberian town.
Early History of the Villacis family
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Villacis Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Villacreces, Villacrecis, Villacrusis and others.
Early Notables of the Villacis family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Villacis family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Juan Villacrea, who arrived in America in 1528. In later years, Juan Villacor, arrived in Puerto Rico in 1860.
Contemporary Notables of the name Villacis (post 1700)
- Roberto de Villacis (b. 1967), American fashion designer
- Eduardo Enrique Villacis (b. 1979), Venezuela Major League Baseball right-handed starting pitcher
- Aníbal Villacís (1927-2012), Ecuador master painter who used clay and natural pigments to paint on walls and doors throughout his city
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