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Quentin Surname Origin
From the Latin Quintus, 'the fifth,' a name given to the fifth son. Quentin, a town in Cotes du Nord, France, so called from St. Quentin, who died there.
Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.
Quentin Surname Meaning and Family Facts
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A Quentin Family History Thought:
There are only two lasting bequests we can give our children, One is roots; the other, wings. --Anonymous