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
. 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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