Amy Mary May Quintal

Brief Life History of Amy Mary May

When Amy Mary May Quintal was born on 17 December 1885, in Norfolk, England, United Kingdom, her father, Matthew Quintal, was 24 and her mother, Mary Ann Quintal, was 23. She married George Arthur West on 18 May 1905. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died on 3 July 1907, in Norfolk Island, Australia, at the age of 21.

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George Arthur West
Amy Mary May Quintal
Marriage: 18 May 1905
Mary Teresa Prudence West

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    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Spanish Manuel, Jose, Fabio, Roberto, Carlos, Diego, Jaime, Jorge, Luiz, Marina, Mario, Miguel. French Armand, Adelard, Alain, Emile, Gilles, Henri, Marcel, Sylvain. Portuguese Joao, Paulo.

    Portuguese: habitational name from any of numerous places called Quintal, or a topographic name from quintal ‘small country house, vegetable garden’. This surname is most common in Mexico.

    French (southern): from Old French quintal ‘hundredweight’, possibly applied as a nickname for a heavy man.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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