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What does Tarquin mean?

Tarquin Pronunciation of Tarquin as a boys' name is of Latin origin. Roman clan name: the name of two Etruscan kings of early pre-republican Rome (about fifth century AD). The son of the last king caused the famous Rape of Lucretia, the Roman matron who killed herself rather than live in shame. This event led to the downfall of the Tarquins and the change of elected consuls to rule Rome instead. It has been depicted in poetry and drama in various languages.


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VARIANTS Tarquinius, Tarquino, Tarquinus



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How popular is Tarquin?

Tarquin is an uncommon first name for men. Tarquin is also a rare surname for all people. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

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Similar Names

Recommended sound-alike names are Aarin, Balduin (see Baldwin), Bartin, Bruin, Cardin, Carlin, Carmin, Darin, Darrin, Darvin, Darwin, Earvin, Farin, Farrin, Garin, Garlin, Garmin, Garrin, Garvin, Garwin, Harbin, Hardin, Hardwin, Harkin, Harlin, Jacqin, Jarin, Jarrin, Joaquin, Josquin, Karlin, Larin, Larkin, Larrin, Marlin, Marqui, Marquis, Marquiz, Marsdin, Martin, Marvin, Marwin, Parkin, Talfrin (see Talfryn), Talin, Tallin, Tannin, Taran, Taren, Tarik, Tarin, Tariq, Tarique, Taron, Taroon, Taroun, Tarran, Tarren, Tarrin, Tarron, Tarryn, Tarun, Tavin, Taytin, Terrin, Torin, Torquil, Torrin, Trevin, Tyquan and Warrin. These names tend to be more commonly used than Tarquin.