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Quincy (girl)

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What does Quincy mean?

Quincy /quin-cy/ as a girls' name (also used more commonly as boys' name Quincy). Quincy's root is 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.


Quincy has 2 variants: Quinci and Quinsy.

Quincy has 2 more different relations via Quinn, Quincey: Quin and Quincie.

Kreatif forms:
(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)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

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. (Top 2000 Names, 2014)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Quincy name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Quincy outside U.S.

The only other prominent alternative form of Quincy (#1468 the previous year) is Quinn (#126 the previous year). Other forms, like Quinci, are uncommon. These relations of Quincy were favored by parents in 2013 (usage of 0.18%) and have remained as popular to this day (usage 0.17%, down 2%). Quinn is more familiar than the rest.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Quincy, Quinn in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Quinn outside U.S.

Similar Names


Recommended 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.