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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Latin: "The fifth"
- Famous real-life people named Quentin
Quentin Tarantino, film director
Quentin Blake, illustrator
Quentin Bryce (female), 25th Governor-General of Australia
- Quentin in song, story & screen
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
Quentin Quire - a character in the X-Men comics