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Villasenor Early Origins



The surname Villasenor was first found in Andalusia. An early record of the name shows Juan de Villaseñor y Seronis (Serones,) who was a Commander in the Order of Santiago, and Horseman of the Order of Reino Tarasco in circa 1425.

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Villasenor Spelling Variations


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Villasenor Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Villasenor, Villasenior and others.

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Villasenor Early History


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Villasenor Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Villasenor research. Another 26 words (2 lines of text) covering the years 1576 and 1634 are included under the topic Early Villasenor History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Villasenor Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Villasenor Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Villasenor 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:

Villasenor Settlers in United States in the 16th Century

  • Juan de Villaseñor (1500-1576), a Captain and Conqueror of New Spain

Villasenor Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Juan Ignacio Villasenor, who arrived in Baltimore in 1823
  • Juan De Villasenor, who landed in America in 1827
  • Emillo Villasenor traveled on the "SS San Juan" from Panama to San Francisco in 1895

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Contemporary Notables of the name Villasenor (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Villasenor (post 1700)



  • Victor Villaseñor (b. 1940), American acclaimed fiction and nonfiction writer, best known for the New York Times bestseller novel Rain of Gold
  • Rico Villasenor, American musician
  • Victor Villasenor, acclaimed Mexican-American writer
  • Joey Villasenor (b. 1975), Mexican American mixed martial arts fighter
  • John Villasenor, Professor of Electrical Engineering at UCLA
  • José Antonio Villaseñor y Sánchez, Mexican geographer, historian, and mathematician
  • Fabián Israél Villasenor, Mexican footballer and goalkeeper

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    2. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    3. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-209).
    4. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    5. Domínguez, C. Hispano de Apellidos y Blasones. 4 Vols. 2001. Print.
    6. Chronological list of passengers to Spanish America (including Florida and Louisiana, 1538-1559). From documents in the "Indian Archives". Sevilla. Print.
    7. Colletta, John P. They Came in Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    8. Maduell, Charles R. Compiler Index of Spanish Citizens Entering the Port of New Orleans Between January 1840 and December 1865. New Orleans: The Compiler, 1966. Print.
    9. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    10. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
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    The Villasenor Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Villasenor 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 21 November 2015 at 22:24.

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