Meaning and Origin of Quintin - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Quintin

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • Latin : Fifth-born child

Family name origins & meanings:

  • French : from the Old French personal name Quentin, Quintin, Latin Quintinus, a derivative of Quintus ‘fifth-born’.
  • A Quintin from Normandy, France, is documented as Quentin in Quebec City in 1660, with the secondary surname <xref>Lafontaine</xref>.