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What does Quentin mean?

Quentin \qu(en)-tin\ as a boys' name is pronounced KWEN-tin. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Quentin is "fifth". Quent and Quint are short forms. Author Quentin Crisp.


Quentin has 8 variants: Quent, Quenten, Quenton, Quint, Quinten, Quintin, Quinton and Quintus.


Quentin is a very popular first name for males (#562 out of 1220, Top 46%) but a rare surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Presented below is the birth name popularity of Quentin for boys. Quentin entered the list in 1900-1909 and reached its highest rank of #273 in the U.S. in the year 1998, and is at #471 presently. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Quentin name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Quentin outside U.S.

Below is a graphed comparison of the popularity of the boy name Quentin and related names. Quinten, Quintin (#954 a year ago) and Quinton (#567) are the prominent variation forms of Quentin (#471 a year ago) listed in the Top 1000. This boy name was at the top of its popularity in the year 1996 and is now significantly less popular, with the forms Quinten and Quintin becoming less trendy. Quentin (#471) and Quinton (#567) are two of the more fashionable names for newborns in this list. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Quentin, Quinten, Quintin, Quinton in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Quentin and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Quentin is alike in pronunciation to Kentin, Quinntin, Quintain, Quintan and Quintyn. These names tend to be less commonly used than Quentin.