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The Portuguese surname Quental is of habitation origin, as it is derived from the place where the original bearer lived or held land. Thus the surname signifies "one from Quintal."

Quental Early Origins



The surname Quental was first found in Portugal, where the family held their ancestral seat in the village of Quintal. The Quental family was first recorded in the fourteenth century under Afonso Anes do Quintal.

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Quental Spelling Variations


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Quental Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Quintall, Quental and others.

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Quental Early History


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Quental Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Quental research. Another 193 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 184 and 1849 are included under the topic Early Quental History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Quental Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Quental Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 38 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Quental 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 or some of its variants were: Francois Quintal who arrived in Quebec in 1678; and Louis Quintall who settled in Alabama in 1840.

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Quental Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Zúquete, Afonso Eduardo Martins. Armorial Lusitano. Lisboa: Editoria Enciclopédia, 1961. Print.
    2. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    3. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. Domínguez, C. Diccionario Hispano de Apellidos y Blasones 4 Volumes. 2001. Print.
    5. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    6. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    7. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today, 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-0900455-209).
    9. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    10. Marques A. H. De Oliveira. History of Portugal. New York: Columbia University Press, 1972. Print.
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    The Quental Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Quental 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 27 June 2014 at 10:46.

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