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Multiple Origins for the Surname Quintana


Spanish


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 Quintana, 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 name was originally borne by a person who lived on a shared piece of land and was obliged to pay one-fifth of the land's produce as rent which is derived from the Spanish word quintana, and the Latin word quintus, which means a fifth.

Quintana Early Origins



The surname Quintana was first found in Castile, the medieval kingdom of the northern peninsula whose language and customs eventually spread to many countries of the world.

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Quintana Spelling Variations


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Quintana Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Quintana, Quintanella, Quintanilla, Quintaniella, Quintano, Quinto, Quintero and many more.

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Quintana Early History


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Quintana Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Quintana research. Another 271 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1175, 1534, 1660, 1734, 1699, 1774, 1755, 1774, 1772 and 1857 are included under the topic Early Quintana History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Quintana Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Quintana Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable bearers of the family name Quintana were Gonzalo de Quintana Ortuño, a thirteenth century nobleman from Burgos; Sancho de Quintaniella, a thirteenth century nobleman from Aguilar de la Frontera; Jerónimo de Quintana, seventeenth century Spanish writer; Juan de Quintana (died 1534), a Franciscan friar and confessor to...

Another 48 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Quintana 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:

Quintana Settlers in United States in the 16th Century

  • Pedro de Quintana, who sailed to San Juan Island in 1512
  • Andrés de Quintana, who sailed to Venezuela in 1534
  • Diego Quintana, who setted in New Spain in 1566
  • Juan de Quintana, who sailed to Peru in 1576

Quintana Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Domingo Quintana, who settled in New Orleans in 1779

Quintana Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Pedro De Quintana, who arrived in San Juan Island in 1812 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Antonio Quintana, who arrived in New Orleans in 1829
  • Coretta Quintana, who arrived in New Orleans in 1829
  • Antonio Quintana, aged 28, who arrived in New Orleans, La in 1829 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Miguel Quintana, aged 42, who landed in New Orleans, La in 1830 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Quintana (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Quintana (post 1700)



  • Rose M. Quintana, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 2000, 2004
  • Pye Quintana, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1972
  • Jorge A. Quintana, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Montana, 2008
  • Ceferino Quintana, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Mexico, 1940
  • Brian Quintana (b. 1968), American Hollywood film producer
  • Leroy V. Quintana (b. 1944), American poet and educator
  • Carlos Morales Quintana (b. 1970), Spanish architect and yachtsman
  • Andrés Quintana (1777-1812), Spanish missionary in California
  • Mauel José Quintana (1772-1857), Spanish poet
  • Ismael Quintana (1937-2016), Puerto Rican singer and composer of salsa music
  • ... (Another 2 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



  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)

Other References

  1. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  2. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
  3. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Heraldic Patronimica Española Y Sus Patronimicos Compuestos. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1976. Print.
  4. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
  5. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
  6. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  7. Chronological list of passengers to Spanish America (including Florida and Louisiana, 1538-1559). From documents in the "Indian Archives". Sevilla. Print.
  8. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  9. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  10. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
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The Quintana Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Quintana 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 5 March 2017 at 22:26.

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