Quezada History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Quezada family

The surname Quezada was first found in Andalucia, southern Spain, in the village named Quesada.

Early History of the Quezada family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Quezada research. Another 28 words (2 lines of text) covering the years 1408, 1389, 1392, 1397, 1398, 1399, 1402, 1403, 1797 and 1834 are included under the topic Early Quezada History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Quezada Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Quezada, De Quezada, De la Quezada, De Quezadas, De las Quexadas, Quesada, Quesadas, Quemadas and many more.

Early Notables of the Quezada family (pre 1700)

Notable bearers of the family name Quezada Pere de Queralt (died 1408), a Catalan nobleman, diplomat, and poet, lord of Santa Coloma, one of the barons that revolted against John I at Calasança after having signed the sentence against Carroça de Vilaragut (1389), joined the rebels in order to advance his stepmother and sister-in-law, Lionor de Perellós, who was subsequently raised to Carroça's former position, participated in an expedition to Sicily (1392), after becoming a councillor and chamberlain of the king, he went on a diplomatic mission to Rome to participate in negotiations to resolve the Western Schism (1397), actively supported...
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Quezada Ranking

In the United States, the name Quezada is the 2,466th most popular surname with an estimated 12,435 people with that name. [1]


United States Quezada migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Quezada Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Rafael Quezada, aged 55, who immigrated to the United States, in 1895
Quezada Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Francisco Quezada, aged 60, who landed in America from Costarico, in 1907
  • Isabel Quezada, aged 23, who immigrated to the United States from Costarico, in 1907
  • Juan Quezada, aged 21, who settled in America from Costarico, in 1907
  • Julia L. Quezada, aged 50, who immigrated to the United States from Costarico, in 1907
  • Angela Quezada, aged 35, who settled in America from Peralta, Costa Rica, in 1913
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Contemporary Notables of the name Quezada (post 1700) +

  • Manuel Quezada (b. 1977), American Heavyweight professional boxer
  • David Quezada (b. 1973), former United States international soccer player
  • Roberto A. Quezada (b. 1959), American gaffer, cinematographer, and film producer
  • Leticia Quezada, American Democratic Party politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1988 [2]
  • Jackson A. Quezada (b. 1986), Dominican Republic Major League Baseball pitcher with the San Diego Padres
  • Federico Ortiz Quezada (b. 1935), Mexican urologist
  • Alberto Quezada (b. 1990), football defender from Panama
  • Rodolfo Quezada (b. 1932), Guatemalan cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church
  • Miguel Concha Quezada (b. 1910), Chilean politician
  • Milagros Quezada (b. 1955), Dominican merengue music singer, much better known in the musical entertainment world as Milly Quezada


  1. ^ https://namecensus.com/most_common_surnames.htm
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 13) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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