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Pronunciation /ˈkwɛntn/
French: [kɑ̃tɛ̃]
Gender Male, occasionally female
Language(s) French, English
Name day October 31
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 French male given name from the Latin first name Quintinus, diminutive form of Quintus, that means "the fifth".[1] It is occasionally given to women.


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