Boy name origins & meanings
- Latin : Fifth-born child
Family name origins & meanings
- 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.