First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

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Meanings and Origins

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Origin and Meaning of Quaintance

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Alt. Meaning

Q is for quick, no faster wit!

U is for understanding, you show for others.

A is for amenable, for your easy going nature.

I is for impressive, your list of qualities.

N is for nurturing, the care you provide to all

T is for tried, tried and true you.

A is for attractive, inside and out

N is for nifty, how neat!

C is for creative, ideas aplenty

E is for elegant, born within you.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Quaintance

George Quaintance was an artist, dancer, designer of stage sets, interiors and new york department store windows; make-up artist, hairstylist, portrait artist., and hairdresser. George was born on June 3rd, 1902 in Page County, Virginia, USA. He left this life on November 8th, 1957.


Altus Lacy Quaintance was an american naturalist. Altus was born on December 19th, 1870 in New Sharon, Iowa. He breathed his last breath on August 7th, 1958.


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Popularity of Quaintance as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Quaintance U.S.
  White 85.11% 64.26%
  African American 10.18% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.58% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.58% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.44% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.11% 16.26%

Of Last Name Quaintance

People with the last name Quaintance are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Quaintance

  • How Popular is the name Quaintance? As a last name Quaintance was the 24,159th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Quaintance first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Quaintance is Thursday, August 22nd, 1901.
  • How unique is the name Quaintance? From 1880 to 2016 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Quaintance. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Quaintance: Your name in reverse order is Ecnatniauq. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Qiacuenant. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Quaintance? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,041 people with the last name Quaintance.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Quaintance? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Quaintance as their last name since less than 1 person in 286k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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Past life for Quaintance born Apr 28, 1974

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Central Russia approximately on 1650. Your profession was warrior, hunter, fisherman, and executor of sacrifices.

You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. Your lesson - to conquer jealousy and anger in yourself and then in those, who will select you as their guide. You should understand that these weaknesses are caused by fear and self-regret.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
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