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Early Origins of the Quintanella family
Normans in 1061. It was host to the crusaders in 1190. Garibaldi landed in 1860 and it was the last city to be made a part of united Italy. In those ancient times only persons of rank, the podesta, clergy, city officials, army officers, artists, landowners were entered into the records. To be recorded at this time, at the beginning of recorded history, was of itself a great distinction and indicative of noble ancestry. The family were originally a noble family from Spain at Duegnas. The heads of this family in Spain in 1660 were the Marques de Quintana del Marco of Galicia and the Marques de Quintana de las Torres, a Caballero of Calatrava.
Early History of the Quintanella family
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Quintanella Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Quintana, Quintano, Quintanna, Quintanni, Quinta, Quinto, De Quinta and many more.
Early Notables of the Quintanella family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Quintanella family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Juan Quintano, who arrived in America in 1511; Bartolome Quintano, who arrived in America in 1511; Rodrigo Quiros, who settled in Rio de la Plata in 1535.
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