What does Quincy mean?
Quincy \qu(in)-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.
Quincy has 1 feminine form: Quincey.
Quincy is a somewhat popular first name for men (#675 out of 1220, Top 55%) and an even more popular surname for all people (#14504 out of 88799, Top 16%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the birth name popularity of Quincy for boys. Quincy reached its apex position of #375 in the U.S. during the years 1970-1979, and is at #622 currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
A recommended similar baby name is Quinby. This name tends to be less frequently used than Quincy.