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Although the exact origin of the Spanish surname Villasis 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.

Villasis Early Origins



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

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Villasis Spelling Variations


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Villasis Spelling Variations



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

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Villasis Early History


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Villasis Early History



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

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Villasis Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Villasis Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 42 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Villasis 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:

Villasis Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Juventino Villasis, aged 45, who emigrated to the United States from Merida, Mexico, in 1924

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. 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.
    2. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    3. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    4. Chronological list of passengers to Spanish America (including Florida and Louisiana, 1538-1559). From documents in the "Indian Archives". Sevilla. Print.
    5. Carr, Raymond. Spain, 1808-1975. 2nd Ed. . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1982. Print. (ISBN 978-0198221272).
    6. 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.
    7. García Carraffa, Alberto and Arturo. Diccionario Heráldico y Genealógico de Apellidos Españoles y Americanos 88 Volumes. Madrid: A. Marzo. Print.
    8. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    9. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    10. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
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    The Villasis Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Villasis 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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