Quintana Family History

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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

Similar surnames: Quintanar, Quintal, Quintela, Quinton, Quintanilla, Quinto, Fontana

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Quintana Family Origin

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Quintana Family Occupations

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

  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Farm Laborer


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In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Quintana. A less common occupation for the Quintana family was Farm Laborer. The most common Quintana occupation in the USA was Laborer. 52% of Quintana's were Laborers.

Source: Census data for Quintana | Data not to scale

Quintana Historical Records

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Quintana Life Expectancy

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