What does Quin mean?
Quin /quin/ [1 syll.] 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 transcription of Quincy (Old French): from a Roman clan name. Quin is also a variant of Quinn (Irish, Gaelic).
How popular is Quin?
Quin is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a very prominent last name for all people (#18520 out of 150436, Top 12%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is an analysis of the popularity of Quin and related names. Quinn (#363 last year) and Quincy (#622) are the popular varying forms of Quin (unlisted). Adoption of these boy names reached its apex in the year 2001 (usage of 0.6315%) and is now significantly lower (usage 0.5075%, down 19.6%). Quincy (#622) and Quinn (#363) are two of the more fashionable birth names in this list, with Quincy undergoing a resurgence in popularity. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)