What does Quinn mean?
Quinn [quinn] as a boys' name (also used more commonly as girls' name Quinn) is pronounced kwin. It is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Quinn is "counsel". May also possibly mean "descendant of Con", which has connotations for "intelligence". A Scottish and Irish surname used as a given name from very ancient times. Actor Aidan Quinn.
(male) Quainn, Quann, ..
(female) Quila, Quina, .. Middle name pairings:
Quinn Cason (Q.C.), ..
How popular is Quinn?
Quinn is a somewhat prominent first name for men (#994 out of 1220, Top 81%) and an even more prominent last name for both adults and children (#386 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Quinn entered the list in 1940-1949 and reached its highest position of #259 in the U.S. in the year 2009, and is at #354 currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Quinlan is the only other popular varying form of Quinn (#354 from recent data). Adoption of these relations of Quinn was at its peak in 2009 (median #1038) and is somewhat lower today. Quinn is the most contemporarily stylish birth name in this compilation.
Quinn▲ is alike in pronunciation to Cain▲, Caine, Conn, Kain, Kaine, Kenn, Kian▲ and Quin. Other suggested similar names are Dunn, Finn▲, Flinn, Glinn, Guinn, Gunn, Gwinn, Linn, Lunn, Quent, Quilo, Quinby, Quincy▲, Quinsy, Quint, Quintan, Quinten, Quintin, Quinton, Quintyn and Winn. These names tend to be less commonly used than Quinn.See names in meaning and etymology.