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Quinn (girl)

What does Quinn mean?

Quinn Pronunciation of Quinn [quinn] as a girls' name (also used less regularly as boys' name Quinn) is pronounced kwin. It is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Quinn is "counsel". A Scottish and Irish surname occasionally used for girls. Actress Quinn Cummings.

Associated with: irish, scottish, surname.


Quinn has 3 variants: Quin, Quincey and Quincy.

Creative forms:
(female) Quiann, Quina, ..

(male) Quilan, Quinah, ..

Middle name pairings:
Quinn Kendall (Q.K.), ..

How popular is Quinn?

Quinn is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#3691 out of 4276, Top 86%) and an even more prominent last name for all people (#386 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Quinn entered the list in 1980-1989 and reached its peak rank of #97 in the U.S. in the year 2015. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Quincy (#1528 from recent data) is the only other popular variation form of Quinn (#97 from recent data). These forms of Quinn are at the height of their popularity today (usage of 0.2%). Quinn is more familiar than the rest.

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

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

Similar Names

Quinn is pronounced similarly to Cain, Kine and Queen. Other suggested similar names are Brinn, Erinn, Gwinn, Linn, Luann, Quenna, Quiana, Quianna, Quinby, Quinci and Quinsy. These names tend to be less frequently used than Quinn.

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