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The Villavicencio name had been used since the early 11th century originally in Spain. The bearers of this surname travelled and settled in the conquered places which became part of the New Spain and included Mexico, Peru, Colombia, Argentina, Chile and other Latin American countries and parts of the USA.

Below is a timeline of Villavicencio surname propagating to countries around the world:

1198 - Miguel Fernandez, Lord of Villavicencio, Villavicencio de los Caballeros, Valladolid, Spain

1212 - In the Battle of Las Navas de Tolosa, Garcia Fernandez Rasura de Villavicencio (son of Miguel Fernandez) was squadron leader who fought against the Moors and was wounded. The coat of arms of the Knights of the Lords of the Banda Villavicencio was instituted.

1264 - Miguel Fernandez de Villavicencio (son of Garcia Fernandez Rasura de Villavicencio) reconquered Andalucia from the Moors with King Ferdinand III, including Jerez de la Frontera where he settled his family.

Gonzalo Nunez de Villavicencio (son of Miguel Fernandez de Villavicencio) became regidor of Jerez de la Frontera

Lorenzo Fernandez de Villavicencio ( son of Gonzalo) was one of the first wardens of the city.

1567 - Friar Lorenzo de Villavicencio who lived in Netherlands

1577 - Bishop Francisco de Vera Villavicencio ordained priest and priest for 39.5years

1592 - Juan de Villavicencio arrived in Peru

1613 - Diego de Villavicencio, a ship captain sent to the Philippines to relieve General Arnada Ruy Gonzalez Sequeira in his command of 5 ships.

1616 - Fernando de Villavicencio, governor of Duke of Osuna

1633 - Maria Bermudez de Villavicencio, one of the first settlers of the Philippines

1640 Admiral Don Juan de Villavicencio, in charge of Concepcion

1648 - Captain Diego de Hinojosa Villavicencio left the Philippines and went to Spain via ship from Denmark to report on the status of the Philippines.

1656 - Captain Pedro de Vera Villavicencio moved to China from the Philippines together with Dominican Friar Victorio Riccio who founded a church in Hyamuang.

1661 - Captain Pedro de Vera Villavicencio - steward of Royal Hospital in Manila

1664 - Bartolome de Villavicencio inherited the Palacio de Villavicencio and built on the ruins of the old Moorish Palace

1675 - Juan de Villavicencio served as "Castellano de Santiago de Manila" which was vacated by Lorenzo de Orellana y Ugalde on account of his death. 

1682 - Fray Francisco de Villavicencio, native of Cordoba seeking clearance for assignment in Philippines

1730 - Jose Antonio Nunez de Villavicencio was in charge of the Royal Treasury o the Philippines

1741 - 1742 - Pedro Malo de Villavicencio , President of the Audencia, ViceRoys

1778 - Manuel Nunez Villavicencio settled in Lousiana

1822 - Antonio Villavicencio landed and settled in Puerto Rico

1838 - Rafael Villavicencio in Venezuela

1842 - Eulalio Villavicencio was born and died on Feb 26, 1896 due to his incarceration for financing the revolution against Spain.

1897 - J. Manuel Villavicencio in Bolivia (Peru???)

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