Meaning and Name Origin
Quin \quin\ as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Quin). Quin's name origins are Old French, Irish and Gaelic, and the name Quin means "estate of the fifth son; counsel". Quin is a variant of Quincy (Old French): from a Roman clan name. Quin is also a variant of Quinn (Irish, Gaelic): May also possibly mean "descendant of Con", which has connotations for "intelligence".
Quin is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a very prominent last name for all people (#15374 out of 88799, Top 17%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is an analysis of the popularity of the boy name Quin and related names. Popular varying forms of Quin (#unlisted) rated in the Top 1000 are Quinn (#363 last year) and Quincy (#622). Adoption of these boy names reached its apex in the year 2001 and is now significantly lower. Quincy (#622) and Quinn (#363) are two of the more fashionable birth names in this list, with Quincy undergoing a resurgence in popularity. (2014 Birth Statistics)