Quentin

Quentin - A very unique male name



  Aug 21,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Quentin, meaning fifth, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1915 on position #1695. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Quentin and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Quentin? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Quentin. The baby boy name Quentin was given to 588 baby boys in 2012, ranking #440 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 2,791 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Quentin peaked in popularity 100 years ago in 1919 on position 220.



Famous with this name

Quentin Tarantino
John Quentin
Quentin Harris


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Quentin is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Quentin is currently topping the baby name charts in South Dakota at position #240 - and is the least popular in New Jersey at position #681.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Quentin is where you live.


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Quentin origin and meaning

Quentin is a 7 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means fifth. To see famous people named Quentin, pop culture references for the name Quentin and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Quentin

We've found the following names that sound similar to Quentin, sorted by popularity.

Quinton / Quintin / Quinten / Quenton / Quindon / Quention / Quintan / Quintyn / Quenten / Quinnton /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012440
2011405
2010398
2009375
2008374
2007373
2006347
2005332
2004331
2003337
2002349
2001351
2000325
1999320
1998274
1997283
1996284
1995293
1994341
1993390
1992367
1991363
1990337
1989319
1988296
1987301
1986320
1985330
1984324
1983278
1982307
1981389
1980370
1979367
1978356
1977308
1976329
1975387
1974445
1973434
1972429
1971406
1970398
1969461
1968601
1967587
1966622
1965605
1964526
1963532
1962650
1961663
1960732
1959703
1958673
1957804
1956672
1955677
1954718
1953725
1952670
1951740
1950702
1949880
1948664
1947712
1946681
1945682
1944653
1943933
1942761
19411593
19401426
19391109
19381603
1937972
1936939
1935986
1934809
19331054
1932851
1931707
1930693
1929748
1928716
1927673
1926753
1925687
1924450
1923480
1922517
1921411
1920310
1919220
1918244
1917896
19161132
19151695

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
South Dakota240
Iowa272
Indiana275
Minnesota311
Ohio316
Wisconsin325
West Virginia330
Missouri331
Kentucky345
Illinois347
Colorado355
Kansas358
Pennsylvania361
New Mexico370
Oregon373
Utah378
Michigan391
South Carolina404
Maryland407
Washington423
Nebraska425
Massachusetts428
Louisiana452
Georgia472
North Carolina503
Texas534
Mississippi534
California537
New York549
Virginia575
Alabama606
Florida619
Tennessee637
Arizona652
New Jersey681

Even more about Quentin


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Quentin a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Quentin?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1919
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Quentin
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 2,791
Letter count 7
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1915
2012 births +588

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