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Quentin

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: Fifth
  • #1139 All Time
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How popular is the baby name Quentin in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1900 5 0 5
1904 5 0 5
1905 8 0 8
1907 12 0 12
1908 10 0 10
1909 11 0 11
1910 13 0 13
1911 13 0 13
1912 22 0 22
1913 27 0 27
1914 28 0 28
1915 32 0 32
1916 54 0 54
1917 72 0 72
1918 480 0 480
1919 572 6 566
1920 338 0 338
1921 232 0 232
1922 161 0 161
1923 167 0 167
1924 188 0 188
1925 110 0 110
1926 104 0 104
1927 107 0 107
1928 107 0 107
1929 98 0 98
1930 108 0 108
1931 104 0 104
1932 76 0 76
1933 67 0 67
1934 69 0 69
1935 72 0 72
1936 56 0 56
1937 60 0 60
1938 61 0 61
1939 73 0 73
1940 56 0 56
1941 59 0 59
1942 109 0 109
1943 88 0 88
1944 119 0 119
1945 101 0 101
1946 118 0 118
1947 111 0 111
1948 118 0 118
1949 104 0 104
1950 121 0 121
1951 111 0 111
1952 131 0 131
1953 113 0 113
1954 132 0 132
1955 119 0 119
1956 138 0 138
1957 114 0 114
1958 137 0 137
1959 124 0 124
1960 127 0 127
1961 148 0 148
1962 140 0 140
1963 223 0 223
1964 239 0 239
1965 183 0 183
1966 165 5 160
1967 168 0 168
1968 176 0 176
1969 268 0 268
1970 417 5 412
1971 390 6 384
1972 352 7 345
1973 338 5 333
1974 337 0 337
1975 419 8 411
1976 529 8 521
1977 632 9 623
1978 473 6 467
1979 480 0 480
1980 479 8 471
1981 443 6 437
1982 644 5 639
1983 744 8 736
1984 616 14 602
1985 603 7 596
1986 641 7 634
1987 712 12 700
1988 778 8 770
1989 753 5 748
1990 729 0 729
1991 656 5 651
1992 647 0 647
1993 595 0 595
1994 718 0 718
1995 908 8 900
1996 965 0 965
1997 992 0 992
1998 1,052 0 1,052
1999 865 0 865
2000 871 0 871
2001 769 5 764
2002 783 6 777
2003 835 0 835
2004 917 5 912
2005 917 5 912
2006 881 0 881
2007 816 0 816
2008 810 0 810
2009 807 0 807
2010 713 0 713
2011 696 0 696
2012 628 0 628
2013 728 0 728
2014 619 5 614
2015 616 6 610

Want to know about the popularity of the Quentin baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 39,095 babies born with the name Quentin in the United States. That's more than enough Quentins to occupy the territory of Sint Maarten (the Netherlands) with an estimated population of 37,429 (as of January 1, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1900 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Quentin" was in 1998 with a total of 1,052 babies. (That's a lot of baby Quentins)

According to the 1984 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Quentin" ranks #103 in popularity as a baby boy's name in South Carolina. Imagine that, 36 babies in South Carolina have the same name as you in 1984. Across the entire United States a total of 616 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Quentin" mean? The list below shows the origins of Quentin as well as things modernly associated with the name Quentin such as celebrities named Quentin.

Origin and Meaning of Quentin

The name "Quentin" is of Latin origin, and it means "Fifth". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Quentin Tarantino

Quentin Tarantino is a film director, film producer, screenwriter, and actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1987 to present. Quentin was born in 1963 as Quentin Jerome Tarantino in Knoxville, Tennessee, U.S.

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Quentin Richardson

Quentin Richardson is a basketball biography. Quentin was born in 1980 in Chicago, Illinois.

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Fatboy Slim

Fatboy Slim is a dj, musician, and record producer with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1979 to present. Fatboy was born in 1963 as Quentin Leo Cook in Bromley, Kent, England.

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Quentin Jammer

Quentin Jammer is a NFL player. Quentin was born in 1979 in Angleton, Texas.

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Quentin Griffin

Quentin Griffin is a NFL player. Quentin was born in 1981 in Houston, Texas.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Quentin

Quentin Alcorn
Quentin Kenihan
Quentin Roosevelt
Quentin Tarantino Movies
Quentin Cook Duke
Quentin Tarantino New Movie
Quentin Alexander
Quentin Crisp
Quentin Groves
Quentin Miller

Alternative Meanings

Q is for quality, quality of character.

U is for useful, always to others.

E is for extra, those little things you do!

N is for neatness, your orderly way.

T is for thoughtful, the caring you.

I is for ideals, no higher!

N is for natural, the genuine side of you.

Your name in reverse order is "Nitneuq". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Qnetuin". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Quentin born Jun 9, 1947

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Korea approximately on 1450. Your profession was chemist, alchemist, and poison manufacturer.

You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. You should develop your talent for love, happiness and enthusiasm and to distribute these feelings to all people.

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