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Of Latin origin.

French for Quintinus, which was a diminutive for Quintus, that means fifth.

In Ancient Rome it was usually given to the fifth male child of families.

United States president Theodore Roosevelt’s son was named Quentin.

Other forms of the name are: Quinton, Quintin, Quinten.

Famous bearers are Quentin Tarantino, Quentin Crisp, Quentin Richardson, Quentin Merabet.

Director, screenwriter and actor Quentin Tarantino is the superstar of the name.

He immediately received critical acclaim and the love of the film audience with his first movie “Reservoir Dogs”, in 1992.

His films are full of past pop culture and witty. In his 20 year carrier he is considered as one of the most, if not the most, influential directors in the world.