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Quintana Family History

Quintana Name Meaning
Spanish, Catalan, Asturian-Leonese, and Galician: habitational name from any of the numerous places, large and small, named Quintana, from quintana ‘country house’ (originally having a tax liability of one fifth of the annual produce).variant of French Quintaine, from an Old French term denoting a post for jousting practice, hence a nickname for one who was skilled at this.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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210,603 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
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11,048 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Quintana Families

  • Number of Quintana families
     123 - 244
     42 - 122
     1 - 41
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Quintana families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Quintana last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Quintana Family Origin

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Quintana Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Quintana

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Quintana Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Quintana census records

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Quintana Civil War Service Records

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