First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Tarquin

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  • A submission from Australia says the name Tarquin means "Strong soldier" and is of Aboriginal origin.
  • According to a user from Bangladesh, the name Tarquin is of Unknown origin and means "Turqoise".
Other origins: English

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  1. According to legend, the seventh and last Etruscan king of Rome who was expelled for his cruelty (reigned from 534 to 510 BC)

From Latin Tarquinius from Etruscan tarqu(s)na, also tarcna or tarχna

  1. Family name of a dynasty of Etruscan kings who ruled Rome until 509 B.C.

Notable Persons Named Tarquin

Tarquin was born in 1969 in London.



Notable Persons With the Last Name Tarquin

Brian Tarquin is a jazz fusion, instrumental rock, hard rock, electronica, progressive rock, guitar instrumental, acid jazz, and soundtrack guitarist and music composer. He has had major accomplishments since 1989.


Didier was born in 1967.


Fun Facts about the name Tarquin

  • How Popular is the name Tarquin? Tarquin is the 43,061st most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Tarquin have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 66 babies born with the first name Tarquin in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Tarquin? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1987 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Tarquin first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Tarquin is Monday, September 12th, 1892.
  • What year had the most people named Tarquin born? The highest recorded use of the first name Tarquin was in 2004 with a total of 12 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Tarquin: Your name in reverse order is Niuqrat. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ntqriau. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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