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Quinones Name Meaning

Spanish and Asturian-Leonese (Quiñones): habitational name from any of the places called Quiñones in León and Murcia provinces so named from quiñón (from Latin quinio ‘group of five’ genitive quinionis a derivative of quinque ‘five’) denoting a piece of land that was shared out among a group of five co-tenants for sowing.

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


Similar surnames: Quinonez, Quinton, Innes, Briones, Limones, Quiros, Quinney, Quijas

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Where is the Quinones family from?

You can see how Quinones families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Quinones family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Quinones families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there was 1 Quinones family living in Hampshire. This was about 50% of all the recorded Quinones's in United Kingdom. Hampshire and 1 other county had the highest population of Quinones families in 1891.
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What did your Quinones ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Labrador and Sirvienta were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Quinones. 15% of Quinones men worked as a Labrador and 14% of Quinones women worked as a Sirvienta. Some less common occupations for Americans named Quinones were Agricultor and Lavandera. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Labrador
    15%
  • Laborer
    14%
  • Jornalero
    14%
  • Agricultor
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Sirvienta
    14%
  • Costurera
    11%
  • Housekeeper
    7%
  • Lavandera
    7%
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There are 5,000 military records available for the last name Quinones. For the veterans among your Quinones ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Quinones lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Quinones life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Quinones in 1945 was 28, and 70 in 2004.

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