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Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. KAHN-TEN(French)
KWEN-tən(English)
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Meaning & History

French form of the Roman name QUINTINUS. It was borne by a 3rd-century saint, a missionary who was martyred in Gaul. The Normans introduced this name to England. In America it was brought to public attention by president Theodore Roosevelt's son Quentin Roosevelt (1897-1918), who was killed in World War I.
VariantsQuinten, Quintin, Quinton(English)
Other Languages & CulturesQuintinus(Ancient Roman) Quinten(Dutch) Quintino(Italian) Quintino(Portuguese)

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