Quinones History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

In Spain, hereditary surnames were adopted according to fairly general rules and during the late Middle Ages, names that were derived from localities became increasingly widespread. The original bearer of the name Quinones, which is a local surname, once lived, held land, or was born in the beautiful region of Spain. Local names originally denoted the proprietorship of the village or estate. The Quinones family originally lived on a piece of land that was shared between a group of co-tenants for sowing having derived from the Spanish word quinon, and ultimately from the Latin word quinio, which mean a group of five.

Early Origins of the Quinones family

The surname Quinones was first found in Asturias, birthplace of the Christian Reconquest of Spain from the Muslims.

Early History of the Quinones family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Quinones research. Another 302 words (22 lines of text) covering the years 1315, 1482, 1540, and 1640 are included under the topic Early Quinones History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Quinones Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Quiñones, de Quiñones, Quinones, de Quinones, Quiñón, de Quiñón, Quiñon, de Quiñon, Quinón, de Quinón, Quinon and many more.

Early Notables of the Quinones family (pre 1700)

Prominent among members of the family were Suero de Quiñones, a fourteenth century knight of the Reconquest; Francis Quiñones (c.1482-1540), a Spanish (Kingdom of León) cardinal; Luis Quiñones...
Another 27 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Quinones Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.


United States Quinones migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Quinones Settlers in United States in the 16th Century
  • Pedro de Quiñones, who sailed to Hispaniola in 1534
  • Rodrigo de Quiñones, who sailed to Cartagena in 1534
  • Francisco de Quiñones, who sailed to America in 1535
  • Juan Jorge Quiñones, who accompanied the expedition of Francisco Fajardo to Venezuela in 1559
  • Juana de Quiñones, who sailed to Mexico in 1576
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)
Quinones Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Pedro De Quinones, who landed in Dominican Republic in 1834 [1]
  • Rodrigo De Quinones, who arrived in Cartagena in 1834 [1]
  • Juana De Quinones, who arrived in Peru in 1876 [1]
  • Maria De Quinones, who landed in Peru in 1876 [1]
  • Mariana Quinones, who arrived in New Spain in 1877 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Quinones (post 1700) +

  • John M. Quiñones, American television journalist
  • Tom Quinones, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 2004 [2]
  • Peter Kenneth Quinones (b. 1965), American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Puerto Rico, 2004 [2]
  • Myrna Quinones, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1984 [2]
  • Jose N. Quinones, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Puerto Rico, 1916 [2]
  • Jose Quinones, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Puerto Rico, 1940 [2]
  • Francisco P. Quinones, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Puerto Rico, 1908 [2]
  • Carmen Quinones, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 2000 [2]
  • José María Gil-Robles y Quiñones (1898-1980), Spanish politician during the Second Republic
  • Luis Raúl Quiñones (b. 1962), Puerto Rican Major League Baseball player
  • ... (Another 3 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 8) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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