What does Quincy mean?
Quincy [quin-cy] as a girls' name (also used more commonly as boys' name Quincy) has its root in Old French, and the meaning of Quincy is "counsel; estate of the fifth son". Quincy is an alternate spelling of Quinn (Irish, Gaelic) with the suffix -cy. Quincy is also a derivative of Quincey (Old French): place name.
(female) Quicy, Quinncy, ..
(male) Quincylan, Quinde, ..
How popular is Quincy?
Quincy is an uncommon first name for females but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#25006 out of 150436, Top 17%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Shown below is the baby name history of Quincy for girls. Quincy entered the list in 1995 and reached its peak rank of #1468 in the U.S. in the year 2014, and is currently at #1528. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related girl names. The only other prominent alternative form of Quincy (#1528 the previous year) is Quinn (#97 the previous year). Other forms, like Quinci, are uncommon. These relations of Quincy were favored by parents in 2015 (usage of 0.23%). Quinn is more familiar than the rest.
Similar NamesRecommended names are Daicy, Dulcy, Fancy, Jency, Lucy▲, Maicy, Nancy▼, Nanncy, Quenby, Quenna, Quiana, Quianna, Quilla, Quinbie (see Quenby), Quinby and Yancy. These names tend to be more commonly used than Quincy.See names in meaning and etymology.