Origins Available: Italian, Spanish
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
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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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
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Quintano Settlers in United States in the 16th Century
Quintano Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Quintano (post 1700)
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