Although the exact origin of the Spanish surname Villacres 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.
, the chief city being Seville an ancient pre-Roman Iberian town.
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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.