Quincy

First Name
28k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
1k
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Quincy mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Quincy

"Quincy" is a name of French origin, and it means "From Quincy in France". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. American patriot who presented the colonists' grievances to the English king (1744-1775)
Wiktionary

A Norman surname of Old French origin, from a place name Quincy or Quincey in France, ultimately from Latin Quintus (“fifth [born]”).

Use in reference to toilets derives from President John Quincy Adams, who was the first to have one installed at the White House.

  1. A surname​.
  2. An American male given name transferred from the surname.
  3. A female given name
  4. Any of a number of places in the U.S.A. named after people with the surname.
  5. A kind of dry white wine made from Sauvignon blanc grapes grown near Quincy in the Loire valley.
  6. (US euphemistic slang, obsolete) A toilet: a fixture for urination and defecation, particularly (humorous) as a personification of the device.
    I'll be right back. I need to go visit .

Notable Persons Named Quincy

Quincy Jones is a rhythm, blues, funk, soul music, big band, swing music, bossa nova, jazz, hip hop music, rock, and roll musician, conductor, producer, arranger, composer, and, executive, and arrangement. He plays Trumpet, french horn, drums, vocals, piano, and synthesizer. He was most active from 1951 to present. Quincy was given the name Quincy Delight Jones, Jr. on March 14th, 1933 in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

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ScHoolboy Q is a hip hop music rapping. He has been prominent since 2009. ScHoolboy was given the name Quincy Matthew Hanley on October 26th, 1986 in Wiesbaden. ScHoolboy is also known as Hanley and Quincey Matthew.

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Quincy Brown is a singer, songwriter, model, actor, director, and photographer. He has been prominent since 2008. Quincy was born Quincy Brown as the child of Al B. Sure! and Sean Combs on June 4th, 1991 in New York City, New York, U.S. Quincy is also known as Quincy Combs and Quincy Brown.

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Quincy Promes is a soccer player for the FC Spartak Moscow, RKSV DCG, AFC Ajax, HFC Haarlem, FC Twente, Go Ahead Eagles, Netherlands national under-19 football team, and Netherlands national under-21 football team. Quincy was born on January 4th, 1992 in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

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Quincy Jones III is a hip hop music record producer. Quincy was given the name Quincy Delight Jones III on December 23rd, 1968 in London, England. Quincy is also known as QDIII, QD3, and Snoopy.

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Quincy Carter is a football player. He was most prominent from 2001 to 2008. Quincy was born on October 13th, 1977 in Decatur, Georgia.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Quincy

John was born on July 21st, 1689. He left this life on July 13th, 1767.

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Jr. Josiah Quincy is a lawyer. Jr. was born in Boston.

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She holds the title Countess of Lincoln suo jure and Countess of Pembroke. Margaret was born as the child of Hawise of Chester and 1st Countess of Lincoln in 1206. She breathed her last breath in 1266.

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Edmund was born in 1808. He died in 1877.

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Josiah Quincy was a Mayor of Boston and Massachusetts. Josiah was born on October 15th, 1859. He breathed his last breath on September 8th, 1919.

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Dave was born on September 13th, 1939.

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How popular is the baby name Quincy in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 8 0 8
1881 7 0 7
1882 11 0 11
1883 6 0 6
1885 10 0 10
1886 9 0 9
1887 6 0 6
1888 5 0 5
1889 10 0 10
1890 10 0 10
1891 9 0 9
1892 13 6 7
1894 10 5 5
1895 11 0 11
1896 8 0 8
1897 9 0 9
1898 10 0 10
1899 10 0 10
1900 25 9 16
1901 5 0 5
1902 14 5 9
1903 13 0 13
1905 15 0 15
1906 6 0 6
1907 17 0 17
1908 9 0 9
1909 17 0 17
1910 31 6 25
1911 19 0 19
1912 31 0 31
1913 30 7 23
1914 35 7 28
1915 48 9 39
1916 45 8 37
1917 54 8 46
1918 44 5 39
1919 63 9 54
1920 52 8 44
1921 65 12 53
1922 40 0 40
1923 50 12 38
1924 54 11 43
1925 55 12 43
1926 50 12 38
1927 71 14 57
1928 61 10 51
1929 46 9 37
1930 35 0 35
1931 46 6 40
1932 54 13 41
1933 34 0 34
1934 53 7 46
1935 53 9 44
1936 43 10 33
1937 46 9 37
1938 43 6 37
1939 51 12 39
1940 43 5 38
1941 45 12 33
1942 44 7 37
1943 53 7 46
1944 43 6 37
1945 32 5 27
1946 50 8 42
1947 77 12 65
1948 53 5 48
1949 63 6 57
1950 56 9 47
1951 49 0 49
1952 64 12 52
1953 64 7 57
1954 69 7 62
1955 72 7 65
1956 65 7 58
1957 47 0 47
1958 61 12 49
1959 71 6 65
1960 72 12 60
1961 92 10 82
1962 76 10 66
1963 83 12 71
1964 89 6 83
1965 100 8 92
1966 81 9 72
1967 89 8 81
1968 109 17 92
1969 116 16 100
1970 178 17 161
1971 238 20 218
1972 353 14 339
1973 335 14 321
1974 435 18 417
1975 508 25 483
1976 612 25 587
1977 744 27 717
1978 651 23 628
1979 608 24 584
1980 543 15 528
1981 457 17 440
1982 438 17 421
1983 382 19 363
1984 366 15 351
1985 353 26 327
1986 378 28 350
1987 307 25 282
1988 300 26 274
1989 358 24 334
1990 422 39 383
1991 449 40 409
1992 428 29 399
1993 562 57 505
1994 528 69 459
1995 531 76 455
1996 515 78 437
1997 447 66 381
1998 407 66 341
1999 485 66 419
2000 524 73 451
2001 642 80 562
2002 670 90 580
2003 648 100 548
2004 624 86 538
2005 644 97 547
2006 628 98 530
2007 639 103 536
2008 634 105 529
2009 609 94 515
2010 605 121 484
2011 533 119 414
2012 514 128 386
2013 550 129 421
2014 575 152 423
2015 603 147 456
2016 640 164 476
2017 597 166 431

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Popularity of Quincy as a first name

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Popularity of Quincy as a last name

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Common last names for Quincy

  • Smith
  • Brown
  • Jones
  • Williams
  • Johnson
  • Adams
  • Davis
  • Scott
  • Lewis
  • Taylor
  • Moore
  • Thomas
  • Walker
  • Thompson
  • Morris

Common first names for Quincy

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Quincy U.S.
  White 60.97% 64.26%
  African American 28.46% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.69% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 3.66% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.26% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.96% 16.26%

Of Last Name Quincy

People with the last name Quincy are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Quincy

  • What name lists does Quincy rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Quincy? Quincy is the 1,436th most popular name of all time. As a last name Quincy was the 24,665th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Quincy have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 27,910 babies born with the first name Quincy in the United States. That's more than enough people named Quincy to occupy the territory of British Virgin Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 24,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Quincy? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Quincy first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Quincy is Thursday, February 17th, 1870.
  • What year had the most people named Quincy born? The highest recorded use of the first name Quincy was in 1977 with a total of 717 babies.
  • Random Quincy Factoid: According to the 1961 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Quincy is not a popular baby boy's name in Georgia. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Georgia have the same name as you in 1961.
  • Weird things about the name Quincy: Your name in reverse order is Ycniuq. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Icunqy. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Quincy? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,012 people with the last name Quincy.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Quincy? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Quincy as their last name since less than 1 person in 294k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • Sources:
  • 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).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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