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Meaning and name origin

Quincy \qu(in)-cy\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's 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.


Quincy has 3 variant forms: Quin, Quincey and Quinsy.

There is 1 feminine form of Quincy: Quincey.


Quincy is a somewhat popular first name for males (#675 out of 1220, Top 55%) and an even more popular surname or last name for all people (#14504 out of 88799, Top 16%) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Quincy for boys. Quincy reached its highest rank of #375 in the U.S. in 1970-1979. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Quincy name in U.S.

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

Similar Names

A suggested similar baby name is Quinby. This name tends to be less commonly used than Quincy.