Quinton Family History

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Quinton Name Meaning

habitational name from any of the places, for example in Gloucestershire, Northamptonshire, and Birmingham, named in Old English as cwen tun, from Old English as ‘the queen’s settlement’. Compare Kingston. from the Old French personal name Quentin, Quintin (see Quintin). (of Norman origin): habitational name from any of the places in northern France named for St. Quentin of Amiens, a 3rd- century Roman missionary to Gaul, for example Saint-Quentin in La Manche or Saint-Quentin-en-Tourmont in Somme, the site of his martyrdom.

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

Similar surnames: Quinto, Brinton, Hinton, Linton, Winton, Dunton, Quintin, Hunton

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Quinton Family Origin

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Quinton Family Occupations

What did your Quinton ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Going To School and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Quinton. The most common Quinton occupation in Canada was Farmer. 33% of Quinton's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Quinton family was Fisherman.

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  • Farmer

  • Going To School

  • Laborer

  • Fisherman


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

Quinton Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 46,000 census records available for the last name Quinton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Quinton census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Quinton. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 6,000 military records available for the last name Quinton. For the veterans among your Quinton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Quinton Life Expectancy

What is the average Quinton lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Quinton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Quinton in 1947 was 42, and 69 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Quinton ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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