What does Quinlan mean?
Quinlan /quin-lan/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Quinlan is "fit, shapely, strong".
Quinlan has 1 variant: Quindlen.
Related boy name: Quinn.Kreatif forms: Quimlan, Quinlannah, Quinnlan. [more]
How popular is Quinlan?
Quinlan is an unusual first name for men but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#3306 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Census)
The only prominent varying form of Quinlan (outside Top 1000) listed in the Top 1000 is Quinn (#363 a year ago). This boy name was at the height of its popularity in the year 2009 (usage of 0.741%) and is now much less popular (usage 0.637%, down 14%). Quinn (#363) is the most chic baby name here. Below is a charted comparison of the usage of Quinlan and related names. (2014 Birth Statistics)