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Gender: Male Meaning of Quintus: "fifth" Origin of Quintus: Latin

The name Quintus is a boy's name of Latin origin meaning "fifth". Quintus and is often added to lists like Cool Boy Names From Ancient Cultures and discussed in our forums with posts like "Generation CAF (51) - with occupations".

From the experts:

A literary name figuring in the story of Ben Hur and the novels of Anthony Trollope that has the feel of Roman antiquity that is beginning to appeal to many parents. Quintus was one of only about twenty male first names in ancient Rome.

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Famous People Named Quintus

Quintus Aemilius Laetus, was a Praetorian Guard from Roman Empire

Pop Culture References for the name Quintus

Quintus Slide is a journalist character in Anthony Trollope's Palliser novels.
Quintus is a character in Riordan's Battle of the Labryinth.
Quintus, son to Titus Andronicus in the Shakespeare tragedy
Quintus Arrius, a character in Lew Wallace's Ben-Hur