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The noble surname Villavicencio is of Spanish descent, and appears to be of local origin. " Local surnames" are those names which derive their origin from the place of residence of the initial bearer. The place-name and surname Villavicencio is derived from the words "villa" and "vicencio." "Villa" was the Latin word for a "country-house, country-seat or farm." The word "vicencio" may be derived from the proper name "Vicente" (Vincent) which means "conquering."

Villavicencio Early Origins



The surname Villavicencio was first found in the province of Valladolid, in the ancient Christian kingdom of Castile. The earliest records of this surname mention Alocso de Villavicencio, who was born in the southern town of Jerez dela Frontera.

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Villavicencio Spelling Variations


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Villavicencio Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Villasvicencio, Villavicencios and others.

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Villavicencio Early History


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Villavicencio Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Villavicencio research. Another 377 words (27 lines of text) covering the years 1667 and 1691 are included under the topic Early Villavicencio History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Villavicencio Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Villavicencio Early Notables (pre 1700)



Con la Reconquista guerra con la que los cristianos bajo las órdenes del rey Fernando y la reina Isabel reconquistaron a España y expulsaron a los musulmanes invasores en el año 1492. Dentro de estos...

Another 34 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Villavicencio 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:

Villavicencio Settlers in United States in the 16th Century

  • Juan De Villavicencio who arrived in Peru in 1591

Villavicencio Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Manuel Nunez Villavicencio who settled in Louisiana in 1778 with his wife and children

Villavicencio Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Antonio Villavicencio who settled in Puerto Rico in 1822
  • Antonio Villavicencio, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1822 [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)
  • Juan De Villavicencio, who arrived in Peru in 1891 [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 Villavicencio (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Villavicencio (post 1700)



  • Cirian Villavicencio, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 2008
  • Bienvenido Villavicencio (b. 1915), government official in the Philippines
  • Victor Modesto Villavicencio (b. 1900), Peruvian writer
  • J Manuel Villavicencio (b. 1897), Bolivian engineer and architect
  • Rafael Villavicencio (1838-1920), doctor and university professor in Venezuela

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Citations


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Citations



  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)

Other References

  1. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  2. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  3. 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.
  4. Colletta, John P. They Came in Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  5. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
  6. Archivo General De Indias, Sevilla. Catalogo de Pasajeros a Indias durante los Siglos XVI, XVII y XVIII Edited by the docents of the General Indian Archives under the Director of the Archives, Don Cristobal Bermudez Plata 3 Volumes - Volume 1 1509-1534. Sevilla, Spain: Imprenta de la Gavidia, 1940. Print.
  7. Atienza, Julio De Atienza. Español: Diccionario Heraldico De Apellidos Españoles Y De Titulos Nobiliarios. Madrid: Aguilar, 1959. Print.
  8. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Caballeros de La Orden de Santiago Siglo XVIII. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1996. Print.
  9. Domínguez, C. Hispano de Apellidos y Blasones. 4 Vols. 2001. Print.
  10. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
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The Villavicencio Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Villavicencio 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.

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