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Quint Family History

Quint Name Meaning

Catalan: from a personal name Quint (Latin Quintus) denoting the fifth-born child in a family. French: from Middle French quint ‘fifth’, a term used in western France to denote an administrative area consisting of five villages, presumably applied as a metonymic occupational name for the administrator of such an area. German: from the medieval personal name and saint’s name Quintinus. Compare Quintin.

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

Similar surnames: Quinto, Hunt, Quant, Quintin, Quinton, Quin, Saint, Quincy, Quist

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Where is the Quint family from?

You can see how Quint families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Quint family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Quint families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 33 Quint families living in Maine. This was about 62% of all the recorded Quint's in the USA. Maine had the highest population of Quint families in 1840.
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What did your Quint ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Quint. 13% of Quint men worked as a Laborer and 15% of Quint women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Quint were Farming and Teacher.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Farmer
  • Farming

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Saleslady
  • Bookkeeper
  • Teacher
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Census Records

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Quint. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Quint census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Quint. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Quint. For the veterans among your Quint ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Quint lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Quint life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Quint in 1944 was 39, and 82 in 2004.

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