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The baby name Quinton was either once an English surname or comes from a Roman nickname. In either case, it has a very traditional and formal feel. That vibe has translated well in America, as it is currently a top 700 name for boys.

Meaning of the name Quinton:

English: queen's manor
Latin: fifth

Origin of the name Quinton:

There are two origin stories for the baby name Quinton. In England, it started as a surname for anyone from a location spelled the same. In Latin culture, it comes from the French name Quentin, which comes from the Roman Quintinus. This latter name was a nickname for Quintus, meaning “fifth.”

Symbolism of the name Quinton:

The baby name Quinton means “queen's manor” in English as it was a town name meaning the same. In Latin, it means fifth, as it comes from the name Quintinus which was a nickname for Quintus that also had this meaning.

Baby name Quinton

Style of the name Quinton:

Traditional or classical depending on the origin

Gender of the name Quinton:

Quinton is a formal boy's name.

Pronunciation of the name Quinton:

KWIN-tun

Number of syllables in the name Quinton:

Two

Emotion evoked from the name Quinton:

Quinton is a formal baby name that is upper class. It is a bit serious and complex.

Alternative spellings for the name Quinton:

Nicknames for the name Quinton:

  • Quin
  • Quinn 
  • Quinnie
  • Quinny
  • Quint
  • Quintie
  • Quinty

Popularity of the name Quinton:

The baby name Quinton was rank 908 in 1906 and did not come back to the top 1,000 list until 1918 at rank 494. The name was the most popular as a top 300 name in 1990 at rank 297. As of 2020, it is still a top 700 name at rank 682.

Related names for the name Quinton:

Great middle names for Quinton and their meanings:

  • Barnaby (son of Nabia)
  • Dominic (belonging to God)
  • Josiah (God has healed)
  • Otto (wealth, prosperity)
  • Silas (wood, forest)
  • Zachary (God remembers)
  • Marlowe (from the hill, by the lake)
  • Hugo (mind)
  • Atticus (belonging to Attica)

Famous people with the name Quinton:

  • Quinton Aaron (actor, “The Blind Side”)
  • Quinton Jackson (mixed martial artist)
  • Quinton Flynn (voice actor, “Stuart Little”)
  • Quinton Patton (NFL player)
  • Quinton McCracken (MLB player)
  • Quinton Kock (cricketer)
  • Quinton Fortune (soccer player)

Quintons in popular culture:

  • Quinton Brooks (character from “Moesha”)