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Although the exact origin of the Spanish surname Villacre 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.

Villacre Early Origins



The surname Villacre was first found in Andalusia, in southern Spain, the chief city being Seville an ancient pre-Roman Iberian town.

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Villacre Spelling Variations


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Villacre Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Villacreces, Villacrecis, Villacrusis and others.

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Villacre Early History


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Villacre Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Villacre research. Another 177 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1552, 1608, 1616 and 1694 are included under the topic Early Villacre History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Villacre Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Villacre Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 42 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Villacre 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: Juan Villacrea, who arrived in America in 1528. In later years, Juan Villacor, arrived in Puerto Rico in 1860.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    2. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    3. Chronological list of passengers to Spanish America (including Florida and Louisiana, 1538-1559). From documents in the "Indian Archives". Sevilla. Print.
    4. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    5. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    6. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    7. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    8. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    9. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    10. Diez, Ma Del Carmen Galbis. Catalogo de Pasajeros a Indias Durante los siglos XVI, XVII y XVIII Archivo General de Indias Sevilla Volume 6. Murcia, Spain: Ministerio de Cultura, 1986. Print.
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    The Villacre Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Villacre 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 8 June 2015 at 08:40.

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