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Although the exact origin of the Spanish surname Villacreces 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 Villacreces family


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

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Early History of the Villacreces family

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Early History of the Villacreces family


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Another 177 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1552, 1608, 1616 and 1694 are included under the topic Early Villacreces History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Villacreces Spelling Variations

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Villacreces Spelling Variations


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

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Early Notables of the Villacreces family (pre 1700)

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Early Notables of the Villacreces family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Villacreces family to the New World and Oceana

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Migration of the Villacreces family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Villacreces Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Alonso De Villacreces, who arrived in Venezuela in 1834 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Villacreces (post 1700)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Villacreces (post 1700)


  • Teresa Villacreces, Professor at the Chilean Institute of Hispanic Culture

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  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

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