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Meaning and Origin of: Quinton

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First name origins & meanings:

  • Latin : Fifth-born child

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Last name origin & meaning:

  • English : habitational name from any of the places, for example in Gloucestershire, Northamptonshire, and Birmingham, named in Old English as cwēn tūn, from Old English as ‘the queen’s settlement’. Compare Kingston.
  • English : from the Old French personal name Quentin, Quintin (see Quintin).
  • English : habitational name from any of the places in northern France named for St. Quentin of Amiens, a 3rd- century Roman missionary to Gaul, for example Saint-Quentin in La Manche or Saint-Quentin-en-Tourmont in Somme, the site of his martyrdom.