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Re: Just another Quintanilla from Texas
Posted by: gilbert quintanilla (ID *****2643) Date: August 03, 2006 at 15:11:58
In Reply to: Just another Quintanilla from Texas by ChanKayum Miquel Quintanilla of 308

hi, can you tell me where you got the information that the quintanilla surname is descended from the moors?

i ask becasue i recently had my ydna tested and it came back as semetic of berber origin. since the berbers were used extensively by the moors in their conquest of spain i'm wondering if this is how my paternal ancestors of berber ethnicity ended up with the quintanilla surname.

thanks,
gil quintanilla


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