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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
  • Juan De Villavicencio, who arrived in Peru in 1891

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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



    Other References

    1. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    2. García Carraffa, Alberto and Arturo. Diccionario Heráldico y Genealógico de Apellidos Españoles y Americanos 88 Volumes. Madrid: A. Marzo. Print.
    3. 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.
    4. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    5. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    6. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    7. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    8. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    9. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    10. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Caballeros de La Orden de Santiago Siglo XVIII. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1996. Print.
    11. ...

    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.

    This page was last modified on 28 October 2015 at 10:25.

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