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Quinn (girl)

What does Quinn mean?

Quinn Pronunciation of Quinn as a girls' name (also used less regularly as boys' name Quinn) is pronounced kwin. It is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Quinn is "counsel". A Scottish and Irish surname occasionally used for girls. Actress Quinn Cummings.


ASSOCIATED WITH irish, scottish, surname


VARIANTS Quin, Quincey, Quincy

(female) Quina, ..

(male) Quilan, ..

Quinn Emersyn (Q.E.), ..

How popular is Quinn?

Quinn is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#3691 out of 4276, Top 86%) and an even more prominent last name for all people (#386 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Quinn entered the list in 1980-1989 and reached its peak rank of #76 in the U.S. in the year 2017, and is currently at #84. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Quinn name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Quinn outside U.S.

Which version is better?

Quincy (#1266 FROM RECENT DATA) is the only other popular variation form of Quinn (#84). These forms of Quinn reached the height of their popularity in 2017 (USAGE OF 0.2%) and have remained as common to this day (USAGE 0.2%, 4% LESS). Quinn is more familiar than the rest, although Quincy seems to be gaining popularity too.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Quinn, Quincy in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Quinn outside U.S.

Similar Names

Quinn is pronounced similarly to Cain, Kine and Queen. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Brinn, Erinn, Gwinn, Linn, Luann, Quenna, Quiana, Quianna, Quinby, Quinci and Quinsy. These names tend to be less frequently used than Quinn.

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