Though numerous towns and localities in the area are named after roman catholic saints, and "san quentin" is spanish for "saint quentin", the prison was not named after the saint. the land on which it is situated, point quentin, is named after a coast miwok warrior named quentin, fighting under cheif marin, who was taken prisoner at that place.
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