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