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What does Quinton mean?

Quinton Pronunciation of Quinton [quin-ton] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Quinton is "queen's settlement". Place name.

Associated with: old english, queen (king).


Quinton has 8 variants: Quinntan, Quinnten, Quinntin, Quinnton, Quintain, Quintan, Quintyn and Quintynn.

Affiliated boy name: Quentin.

Creative forms:
(male) Quilton, Quiton, ..

(female) Quinta, ..

Middle name pairings:
Quinton Leonel (Q.L.), ..

How popular is Quinton?

Quinton is a very popular first name for males (#600 out of 1220, Top 49%) and also a very popular last name for all people (#9334 out of 150436, Top 6%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Quinton was first listed in 1900-1909 and reached its apex position of #297 in the U.S. in the year 1990, and is at #593 presently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Quinton name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. The only other popular related form of Quinton (#593 the previous year) appearing in the Top 2000 is Quentin (#483 the previous year). Adoption of these relations of Quinton was at its most widespread in the year 1998 (average #305) and is somewhat lower today (#538, 42%).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Quinton, Quentin in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Quinton is pronounced similarly to Kenton, Quenten, Quenton, Quinten and Quintin. Other suggested similar names are Anton, Blanton, Boynton, Branton, Brenton, Briton, Britton, Buiron, Burton, Button, Buxton, Chilton, Clifton, Clinton, Criston, D'anton, Danton, Dunston, Dunton, Duston, Einion, Einon, Fenton, Fulton, Glenton, Hilton, Huston, Hutton, Lindon, Linton, Litton, Lynton, Mannton (see Manton), Manton, Murton, Quent, Quillan, Quillen, Quin, Quinby, Quincey, Quincy, Quindlen, Quinlan, Quinn, Quinsy, Quint, Quintus, Renton, Riston, Russton, Ruston, Shipton, Stanton, Sutton, Swanton, Swinton, Tanton, Tilton, Trenton, Triston, Triton, Vinson, Vinton, Wilton, Winston, Winton, Wriston, Wynton and Zinon. These names tend to be less commonly used than Quinton.

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