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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Quintana

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  1. quintan fever
  2. quintain, joust

Notable Persons Named Quintana

Quintana is an athlete for the Pinatar CF.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Quintana

Roland Orzabal is a new wave music, post-punk, pop rock, mod revival, synthpop, and alternative rock musician. He was most active from 1978 to present. Roland was given the name Roland Jaime Orzabal de la Quintana on August 22nd, 1961 in Portsmouth, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom.


Nairo was born on February 4th, 1990 in Cómbita.


Tad Hilgenbrink is an actor. Tad was given the name Tad Davie Hilgenbrinck Quintana on October 9th, 1981 in Quincy, Illinois.


José Quintana is a baseball player for the Chicago White Sox. José was born on January 24th, 1989 in Arjona, Colombia.


Dani Quintana is a soccer player for the Qarabağ FK, AD Huracán, Valencia CF, Valencia CF Mestalla, UD Puçol, Ontinyent CF, UD Alzira, Racing de Ferrol, CD Olímpic de Xàtiva, Gimnàstic de Tarragona, Jagiellonia Białystok, and Al-Ahli Saudi FC. Dani was born on March 8th, 1987 in Las Palmas.


Carlos was born on December 31st, 1970 in Lanzarote.


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Popularity of Quintana as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Quintana U.S.
  White 8.20% 64.26%
  African American 0.29% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.06% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.09% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.31% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 89.05% 16.26%

Of Last Name Quintana

People with the last name Quintana are most frequently Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Quintana

  • How Popular is the name Quintana? Quintana is the 26,793rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Quintana was the 923rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Quintana have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 202 babies born with the first name Quintana in the United States. That's more than enough people named Quintana to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Quintana? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1972 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Quintana first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Quintana is Monday, October 31st, 1887.
  • What year had the most people named Quintana born? The highest recorded use of the first name Quintana was in 1982 with a total of 12 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Quintana: Your name in reverse order is Anatniuq. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Tuananqi. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Quintana? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 37,657 people with the last name Quintana.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Quintana? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 13 of them will have Quintana as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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