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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Quigley

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Alt. Meaning

Q is for quick, no faster wit!

U is for unbreakable, your spirit is strong.

I is for inclusive, never leaving others out

G is for generous, your giving nature.

L is for lucky, who is more?

E is for extra, those little things you do!

Y is for young, the years never show!

Notable Persons With the Last Name Quigley

Maggie Q is an actress and model. She has had major accomplishments since 1998. Maggie was given the name Margaret Denise Quigley on May 22nd, 1979 in Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.


Jane Alexander is an actress and author. She was most active from 1966 to present. Jane was given the name Jane Quigley on October 28th, 1939 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States.


Her ongoing career started in 1978. Linnea was given the name Linnea Barbara Quigley on May 27th, 1958 in Davenport, Iowa, United States.


Carroll Quigley was a professor, historian, and author. Carroll was born on November 9th, 1910 in Boston. He passed away on January 3rd, 1977.


Harry Fraud is a hip hop music record producer. He plays MPC 2000XL, Drum machine, Pro Tools, Sampler (musical instrument), and Reason (software). He has been prominent since 2005. Harry was given the name Rory William Quigley on January 26th, 1987 in Brooklyn, New York, U.S.


Mike Quigley is an office holder. Mike was born on October 17th, 1958 in Indianapolis.


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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Quigley as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Quigley U.S.
  White 92.50% 64.26%
  African American 1.83% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.77% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.68% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.65% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.56% 16.26%

Of Last Name Quigley

People with the last name Quigley are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Quigley

  • How Popular is the name Quigley? Quigley is the 92,450th most popular name of all time. As a last name Quigley was the 2,113th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Quigley have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5 babies born with the first name Quigley in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Quigley? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2016 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Quigley first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Quigley is Sunday, March 8th, 1896.
  • What year had the most people named Quigley born? The highest recorded use of the first name Quigley was in 2016 with a total of 5 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Quigley: Your name in reverse order is Yelgiuq. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Yulqgei. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Quigley? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 17,121 people with the last name Quigley.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Quigley? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 6 of them will have Quigley as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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