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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 Quinteros, 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.

Quinteros Early Origins



The surname Quinteros 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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Quinteros Spelling Variations


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Quinteros Spelling Variations



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

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Quinteros Early History


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Quinteros Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Quinteros 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 Quinteros History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Quinteros Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Quinteros Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable bearers of the family name Quinteros 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 Quinteros 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 or some of its variants were: Andrés de Quintana, who sailed to Venezuela in 1534; Juan de Quintana sailed to Peru in 1576; Pedro de Quintana sailed to San Juan Island in 1512; Bartolomé Quintano sailed to America in 1512. Later migrants were Domingo Quintana Buso, who sailed to Puerto Rico in 1831.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Quinteros (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Quinteros (post 1700)



  • Rita Quinteros (b. 1962), American musician and singer
  • Josef Quinteros (b. 1976), more commonly known as Bansi Quinteros is a Spanish trance keyboardist
  • Miguel Ángel Quinteros (b. 1947), Argentine chess grandmaster
  • José Agustín Quinteros (1829-1885), Cuban journalist, diplomat, lawyer, poet, translator, and revolutionary
  • José Humberto Quinteros (1902-1984), Venezuelan Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church
  • Lorenzo Quinteros (b. 1945), Argentine cinema and theatre actor
  • Juan Carlos Quinteros (b. 1978), Colombia n football midfielder
  • Omar Quinteros (b. 1982), Mexican professional basketball player
  • Michael Quinteros (b. 1980), Colombian professional tennis player
  • Carlos Darwin Quinteros (b. 1987), Colombian football striker
  • ... (Another 5 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



    Other References

    1. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    2. Carr, Raymond. Spain, 1808-1975. 2nd Ed. . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1982. Print. (ISBN 978-0198221272).
    3. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-209).
    4. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Caballeros de La Orden de Santiago Siglo XVIII. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1996. Print.
    5. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    6. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Heraldic Patronimica Española Y Sus Patronimicos Compuestos. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1976. Print.
    7. Maduell, Charles R. Compiler Index of Spanish Citizens Entering the Port of New Orleans Between January 1840 and December 1865. New Orleans: The Compiler, 1966. Print.
    8. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    9. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    10. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
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    The Quinteros Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Quinteros 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 15 January 2014 at 14:14.

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