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."
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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Early Notables of the Villavicencio family (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.
^ 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)