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Where did the Italian Quiros family come from? What is the Italian Quiros family crest and coat of arms? When did the Quiros family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Quiros family history?
Spelling variations of this family name include: Quintana, Quintano, Quintanna, Quintanni, Quinta, Quinto, De Quinta and many more.
First found in Messina, formerly Promontorium or Pelorum, a city of Sicily and capital of the province of Messina. Its history begins in 397 B.C. After a checkered history the Saracens took it in 831, and the Normans in 1061. It was host to the crusaders in 1190. Garibaldi landed in 1860 and it was the last city to be made a part of united Italy. In those ancient times only persons of rank, the podesta, clergy, city officials, army officers, artists, landowners were entered into the records. To be recorded at this time, at the beginning of recorded history, was of itself a great distinction and indicative of noble ancestry. The family were originally a noble family from Spain at Duegnas. The heads of this family in Spain in 1660 were the Marques de Quintana del Marco of Galicia and the Marques de Quintana de las Torres, a Caballero of Calatrava.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Quiros research. Another 340 words(24 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Quiros History in all our PDF Extended History products.
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Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Quiros Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century
The Quiros Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Quiros 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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