Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Quant m. Middle High German, Middle Low German quant 'smart aleck, pranskter, rogue, imp'.

Sweden
Early Modern Swedish
1591 Qwant (nom) HGS p. 161; 1593 Quant (nom) ibid. p. 161; 1594 Qwant (nom) ibid. p. 162; 1595 Quante (nom) ibid. p. 162; 1596 Quant (nom) ibid. p. 162; 1597 Quante (nom) ibid. p. 162
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Quant". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2019, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2019/1/name/Quant.