What does Quinn mean?
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. Quin (keen) is a Spanish short form of Joaquin. Actor Aidan Quinn.
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. Census)
Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Quinn for boys. Quinn entered the list in 1960-1969 and reached its highest position of #259 in the U.S. in the year 2009, and is at #363 currently. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
Joaquin (#326 2 years ago) is the only other popular varying form of Quinn (#363 2 years ago). Adoption of these relations of Quinn was at its peak in 2009 (average #277) and is somewhat lower today (#344, ▼9.3%). Joaquin is more widely used than the rest, although Quinn seems to be gaining popularity too. Displayed below is an analysis of the usage of the boy name Quinn and associated names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)