Quintero Family History

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Quintero Name Meaning

Spanish: variant of Galician Quinteiro, a habitational name from Quintero in Ourense province, Galicia, so named from quinteiro ‘farmstead’.

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

Similar surnames: Quinteros, Quinto, Quintela, Quintana, Quinter, Quintal, Quinton

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Quintero Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Quintero name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Quintero. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Native American—North, Central, South


  • Spain


  • England & Wales


  • Portugal


  • France


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Quintero Family Origin

Where is the Quintero family from?

Quintero Family Occupations

What did your Quintero ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farm Hand were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Quintero. A less common occupation for the Quintero family was Carpenter. The most common Quintero occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Quintero's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farm Hand

  • Carpenter


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Quintero ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Quintero Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 25,000 census records available for the last name Quintero. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Quintero census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 13,000 immigration records available for the last name Quintero. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Quintero. For the veterans among your Quintero ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Quintero Life Expectancy

What is the average Quintero lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Quintero life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Quintero in 1952 was 54, and 69 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Quintero ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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