Flickr photo by takomabibalotOh, my. Miami Heat player Quentin Richardson is facing backlash for his poor sportsmanship in a basketball game over the weekend. My my my. If only I cared a lick about basketball, I'd have more to say on the subject, but since I don't, let's just talk about this bad player's really great name: Quentin.
Quentin comes from the Latin word meaning "fifth." It'd be a great name to give the fifth boy in your family, but that's certainly not a requirement (because who has big families like that anymore?).
It's an unusual name, but I even know one! And he's super-cool! One of our closest friends is named "Ed," but his wife calls him Quentin, his middle name, because she loves it so much.
Other famous Quentins:
Quentin Tarantino, the film director
Quentin Smith, the American philosopher
Quentin Crisp, the gay author and social critic
San Quentin, California
Do you like the name Quentin for a boy?