Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Quentin m. Latin Quintinus, a diminutive of Latin quintus 'fifth'.

The name of a 3rd C saint.

Belgium
Dutch
1597x1598 Quinten BoonenGes p. 322
France
Old French
1292 Quentin 1292paris p. 2; 1299 Quentin (obl) HistHdVParis p. 146; 1313 Quentin Paris1313 p. 46
Middle French
1392 Quentin MemBret-II col. 601; 1421 Quentin favier 991
Cite as: J. Uckelman, S.L. Uckelman. "Quentin". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2017, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2017/1/name/Quentin.