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The Portuguese surname Quintal 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."

Quintal Early Origins



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

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Quintal Spelling Variations


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Quintal Spelling Variations



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

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Quintal Early History


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Quintal Early History



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

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Quintal Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Quintal Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 38 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Quintal 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 were:

Quintal Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • W. T. Quintal, aged 0, who landed in America from Newton Abbott, in 1896

Quintal Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Silva Quintal, aged 0, who emigrated to the United States from Lisbon, Portugal, in 1912
  • Irene Quintal, aged 2, who settled in America from Lisbon, Portugal, in 1912
  • Antonio Quintal, aged 33, who landed in America from Canico, Madeira, in 1913
  • Francesca Quintal, aged 29, who landed in America from Sao Martinko, Madeira, in 1913
  • Antonio Quintal, aged 37, who settled in America from Sao Tegue, Madeira, in 1914
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Quintal (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Quintal (post 1700)



  • Arthur Quintal (1795-1873), Pitcairn Islander who served as the island's second magistrate, from 1840 to 1841
  • Edward Quintal (1800-1841), the first Magistrate of the British Overseas Territory of Pitcairn Island
  • Matthew Quintal (1766-1799), English able seaman and mutineer aboard HMS Bounty
  • Stéphane Quintal (b. 1968), Canadian (Quebec), professional (NHL) ice hockey player
  • Joseph Quintal, British export merchant
  • John Moresby Quintal, Australian politician

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Diez, Ma Del Carmen Galbis. Catalogo de Pasajeros a Indias Durante los siglos XVI, XVII y XVIII Archivo General de Indias Sevilla Volume 6. Murcia, Spain: Ministerio de Cultura, 1986. Print.
    2. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    3. García Carraffa, Alberto and Arturo. Diccionario Heráldico y Genealógico de Apellidos Españoles y Americanos 88 Volumes. Madrid: A. Marzo. Print.
    4. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    5. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    6. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    7. Zúquete, Afonso Eduardo Martins. Armorial Lusitano. Lisboa: Editoria Enciclopédia, 1961. Print.
    8. Archivo General De Indias, Sevilla. Catalogo de Pasajeros a Indias durante los Siglos XVI, XVII y XVIII Edited by the docents of the General Indian Archives under the Director of the Archives, Don Cristobal Bermudez Plata 3 Volumes - Volume 1 1509-1534. Sevilla, Spain: Imprenta de la Gavidia, 1940. Print.
    9. Marques A. H. De Oliveira. History of Portugal. New York: Columbia University Press, 1972. Print.
    10. Chronological list of passengers to Spanish America (including Florida and Louisiana, 1538-1559). From documents in the "Indian Archives". Sevilla, Spain. Print.
    11. ...

    The Quintal Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Quintal 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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