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Quincy (girl)

What does Quincy mean?

Quincy Pronunciation of 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). Quincy is also a derivative of Quincey (Old French): place name.


Quincy has 2 variants: Quinci and Quinsy.

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

Creative forms:
(female) Quicy, Quinncy, ..

(male) Quinde, ..

Middle name pairings:
Quincy Holland (Q.H.), ..

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)

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)

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

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

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.

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.

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