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Quintela Family History

Quintela Name Meaning

Portuguese and Galician: habitational name from any of numerous places called Quintela from a diminutive of quinta ‘fifth’ denoting a holding with dues amounting to one fifth of the produce. Compare Quintana .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Quintana, Quintal, Quinto, Quintero, Quint, Quinton, Quintanar

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Where is the Quintela family from?

You can see how Quintela families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Quintela family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 12 Quintela families living in Texas. This was about 71% of all the recorded Quintela's in USA. Texas had the highest population of Quintela families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Quintela surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Quintela ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Quintela. 100% of Quintela men worked as a Laborer and 100% of Quintela women worked as a Maid. .

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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

  • Laborer

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
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Census Records

There are 348 census records available for the last name Quintela. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Quintela 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 867 immigration records available for the last name Quintela. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 87 military records available for the last name Quintela. For the veterans among your Quintela ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Quintela lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Quintela life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Quintela in 1959 was 26, and 53 in 2004.

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