Quentin

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Quentin
Pronunciation /ˈkwɛntn/
French: [kɑ̃tɛ̃]
Gender Male
Language(s) French, English
Name day October 31
Origin
Language(s) Latin
Word/Name Quintinus
Derivation quintus
Meaning "fifth"
Other names
Variant form(s) Quintin, Quinton
Short form(s) Q, Quent, Quin, Quinn, Quint
Related names see below

Quentin is a male given name from Latin first name Quintinus, diminutive form of Quintus, that means "the fifth".[1]

In other languages[edit]

Basque Kindin
Breton Kentin
Cantonese 昆廷 (Kwan-ting)
Catalan Quintí
Corsican Quintinu
Dutch Quintijn, Quentijn, Quinten
Flemish Kwinten, Quinten
French Quentin
German Quintin
Greek Κοϊντίνος (Koïntínos)
Italian Quintino
Japanese クエンティン (Kuentin), カンタン (Kantan)
Korean 퀜틴 (Kwen-tin)
Latin Quintinus
Lithuanian Kventinas
Mandarin 昆廷 (Kūntíng), 康坦 (Kāngtǎn)
Picard Kintin, Quintin
Polish Kwintyn
Portuguese Quintino
Russian Квентин (Kventin)
Scottish Gaelic Caointean
Serbo-Croatian Kvintin
Slovak Quintin
Spanish Quintín
Swedish Qvintinus
 Feminine Equivalent Quinta   

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Fictional characters[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Albert Dauzat, Noms et prénoms de France, Librairie Larousse 1980, édition revue et commentée par Marie-Thérèse Morlet. p. 502b and 503a.