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What does Quincy mean?

Quincy Pronunciation of Quincy [quin-cy] as a boys' name (also used less widely as girls' name Quincy) is pronounced KWIN-see. It is of Old French origin, and the meaning of Quincy is "estate of the fifth son". From a Roman clan name. Surname of a prominent Massachusetts family whose name is borne by a town and by the sixth American President, John Quincy Adams. Musician Quincy Jones.

Associated with: estate (home), roman.


Quincy has 3 variants: Quin, Quincey and Quinsy.

1 feminine form: Quincey.

Creative forms:
(male) Quency, Tincy, ..

(female) Quinta, Quinti, ..

Middle name pairings:
Quincy Trent (Q.T.), ..

How popular is Quincy?

Quincy is a somewhat popular first name for men (#675 out of 1220, Top 55%) and an even more popular surname for all people (#25006 out of 150436, Top 17%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Quincy reached its apex position of #374 in the U.S. during the years 1970-1979, and is at #599 currently. (Top Baby 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 variant forms and related boy names. Prominent variation forms of Quincy (#599 last year) are Quincey and Quin. These forms of Quincy were popular as birth names in the year 2003 (average #1441) and are almost as popular today. Quincy is more ubiquitous than the rest.

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Clancy, Daicy, Quanah, Quent, Quigley, Quilo, Quimby, Quinby, Quinlan, Quinn, Quint, Quintan, Quinten, Quintin, Quinton, Quintus, Quintyn, Quintynn and Yancy. These names tend to be less frequently used than Quincy.

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