Quinto History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The surname Quinto came from the name the word "quinto," from the Latin quintus, means "fifth. " The surname is of local origin, derived from one of the many places named Quinto in northern Italy.

Early Origins of the Quinto family

The surname Quinto was first found in the city of Rome, as early as the year 35 A.D. with Marcus Fabius Quintilianus, a rhetorician famous for his 12-book rhetoric.

Early History of the Quinto family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Quinto research. Another 62 words (4 lines of text) covering the years 1209, 1293 and 1581 are included under the topic Early Quinto History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Quinto Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Quinto, Quinti, Quinzio, Quinzo, Quintarelli, Quintino, Quintini, Quintano, Quintieri, Quintavalle, Quinterro, Quintana and many more.

Early Notables of the Quinto family (pre 1700)

Another 49 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Quinto Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.


United States Quinto migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Quinto Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • G. Quinto, age 27, who arrived in New York on May 4, 1886, aboard the "Australia"
  • Antonio Quinto, age 22, who arrived in America on Dec. 20, 1887
Quinto Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Francisco Quinto, aged 22, arrived in New York in 1919 aboard the ship "Lake Glencoe" from Havana, Cuba [1]
  • Giovanni Quinto, aged 18, originally from Lenola Caserta, Italy, arrived in New York City, New York in 1920 aboard the ship "Madonna" from Naples, Italy [2]
  • Maria Rosa Quinto, aged 25, originally from Corato, Italy, arrived in New York in 1920 aboard the ship "Canada" from Naples, Italy [3]
  • Michele Quinto, aged 22, originally from Corato, Italy, arrived in New York in 1920 aboard the ship "Adriatic" from Cherbourg, France [4]
  • Palmira Quinto, aged 22, originally from Montalbano, Potenza, arrived in New York in 1921 aboard the ship "Regina d'Italia" from Napoli, Italy [5]

Contemporary Notables of the name Quinto (post 1700) +

  • Zachary John Quinto (b. 1977), American television actor
  • Felice Quinto (1929-2010), Italian photographer
  • Egidio Quinto (1653-1722), served as an Archbishop of Antivari in the early 18th century
  • Rory B. Quinto (b. 1962), Filipino TV and Film Director
  • Rufa Mae Quinto (b. 1978), Filipino actress and comedienne
  • Raúl Quinto (b. 1978), Spanish poet
  • Quinto Vadi (1921-2014), Italian gymnast who competed at the 1948 and 1952 Summer Olympics


  1. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J64Z-KP1 : 6 December 2014), Francisco Quinto, 27 Sep 1919; citing departure port Havana, Cuba, arrival port New York, ship name Lake Glencoe, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  2. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6HX-FZQ : 6 December 2014), Giovanni Quinto, 19 Dec 1920; citing departure port Naples, Italy, arrival port New York City, New York, New York, ship name Madonna, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  3. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J689-16J : 6 December 2014), Maria Rosa Quinto, 04 Oct 1920; citing departure port Naples, arrival port New York, ship name Canada, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  4. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J68P-JJ4 : 6 December 2014), Michele Quinto, 15 Oct 1920; citing departure port Cherbourg, France, arrival port New York, ship name Adriatic, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  5. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6JH-9JF : 6 December 2014), Palmira Quinto, 12 May 1921; citing departure port Napoli, arrival port New York, ship name Regina d'Italia, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).


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