Quentin [kwen-tn] Examples noun

  1. a male or female given name: from a Latin word meaning “fifth.”

Examples from the Web for quentin Contemporary Examples of quentin

  • Great for the aspiring Quentin Tarantino, or for the aspiring next Feiffer.

    The Best Gift Books of 2014

    William O’Connor

    December 12, 2014

  • Apparently, Quentin Tarantino did a bunch of uncredited rewrites on that?

    Viggo Mortensen Talks ‘The Two Faces of January,’ Blasts Fox News and Israel’s ‘State Terrorism’

    Marlow Stern

    September 27, 2014

  • You worked with Steven Spielberg in Lincoln and Quentin Tarantino in Django Unchained.

    Kentucky’s Finest Antihero: Walton Goggins on Justified’s Chameleon Villain

    Allen Barra

    February 11, 2014

  • Quentin is no longer that little discolored alien placed on my chest in the delivery room.

    No Sex For Six Weeks After Giving Birth? It’s Too Long!

    Aurora Snow

    December 27, 2013

  • On Dec. 10, at 8:27 a.m., baby Quentin came into the world purple and covered in white goo.

    No Sex For Six Weeks After Giving Birth? It’s Too Long!

    Aurora Snow

    December 27, 2013

  • Historical Examples of quentin

  • For as Quentin wins Isabelle at last, what more success need we want?

    Sir Walter Scott

    George Saintsbury

  • Nor was the defeat at St. Quentin the only disaster which the French arms experienced.

    The Reign of Mary Tudor

    W. Llewelyn Williams.

  • With luck, the syndicate would get him off with a couple of years at Quentin.

    Gun for Hire

    Dallas McCord Reynolds

  • And Quentin was served in all things as though he had been a king.

    The Magic World

    Edith Nesbit

  • Quentin was shivering with the surprise and newness of it all.

    The Magic World

    Edith Nesbit

  • Word Origin and History for quentin Quentin

    masc. proper name, from French, from Latin Quin(c)tianus, from quintus “the fifth.” Roman children in large families often were named for their birth order (e.g. Sextius; also cf. Octavian). “[P]opular in France from the cult of St Quentin of Amiens, and brought to England by the Normans” [“Dictionary of English Surnames”], but the popular English form as a surname was Quinton.

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