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Quintano History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms


Origins Available: Italian, 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 Quintano, 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.

Early Origins of the Quintano family


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

Early History of the Quintano family


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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 Quintano History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Quintano Spelling Variations


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

Early Notables of the Quintano family (pre 1700)


Notable bearers of the family name Quintano 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...
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Migration of the Quintano family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Quintano Settlers in United States in the 16th Century

  • Juan Quintano, who arrived in America in 1511
  • Bartolome Quintano, who arrived in America in 1511
  • Bartolomé Quintano, who sailed to America in 1512
  • Antonio Quintano, who settled in New Granada in 1598

Quintano Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Bartolome Quintano, who landed in America 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)
  • D Quintano, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1851 [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)

Contemporary Notables of the name Quintano (post 1700)


  • Gene Quintano (b. 1946), American film actor, producer, writer and director best known for writing sequels to the hit film Police Academy
  • Alberto Guillermo Quintano Ralph (b. 1946), known as El Mariscal, a former Chilean footballer

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  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)

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