Quint Family History
Quint Name Meaning
Catalan: from a personal name Quint (Latin Quintus) denoting the fifth-born child in a family. French: from Middle French quint ‘fifth’, a term used in western France to denote an administrative area consisting of five villages, presumably applied as a metonymic occupational name for the administrator of such an area. German: from the medieval personal name and saint’s name Quintinus. Compare Quintin.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press