Quentin Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Quentin:
From the Latin Quentīnus, a derivative of the Roman personal name Quintus, which is from the vocabulary word quintus (the fifth). The name was traditionally bestowed upon the fifth-born child.
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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My brother's name is Quentin. We've always called him Quent. I really like the name. It's very different, but not at all odd. It's masculine and pretty on the tongue at the same time.
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Latin: "The fifth"
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Quentin Tarantino, film director
Quentin Blake, illustrator
Quentin Bryce (female), 25th Governor-General of Australia
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Quentin Jacobsen - novel Paper Towns by John Green.
Quentin Compson - character in William Faulkner's The Sound and the Fury and Absalom, Absalom!
Quentin Collins - character in the television show "Dark Shadows"
Quentin Coldwater - main character of "The Magicians" book and tv series