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Quinn

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1915 8 0 8
1916 13 0 13
1917 12 0 12
1918 12 0 12
1919 12 0 12
1920 12 0 12
1921 20 0 20
1922 12 0 12
1923 9 0 9
1924 9 0 9
1925 9 0 9
1926 6 0 6
1927 8 0 8
1928 15 0 15
1929 12 0 12
1930 15 0 15
1931 10 0 10
1932 14 0 14
1933 7 0 7
1934 8 0 8
1935 17 0 17
1936 11 0 11
1937 10 0 10
1938 8 0 8
1939 8 0 8
1940 11 0 11
1941 11 0 11
1942 19 0 19
1943 11 0 11
1944 9 0 9
1945 13 0 13
1946 13 0 13
1947 24 0 24
1948 27 5 22
1949 12 0 12
1950 26 0 26
1951 27 0 27
1952 16 0 16
1953 23 0 23
1954 25 0 25
1955 29 0 29
1956 42 0 42
1957 62 5 57
1958 45 0 45
1959 56 0 56
1960 74 7 67
1961 79 12 67
1962 71 6 65
1963 122 21 101
1964 134 14 120
1965 121 17 104
1966 134 24 110
1967 153 17 136
1968 137 22 115
1969 139 24 115
1970 183 22 161
1971 171 23 148
1972 131 12 119
1973 136 0 136
1974 174 12 162
1975 168 16 152
1976 163 22 141
1977 155 8 147
1978 230 66 164
1979 362 146 216
1980 322 104 218
1981 283 96 187
1982 330 141 189
1983 271 95 176
1984 280 101 179
1985 251 79 172
1986 315 74 241
1987 351 82 269
1988 359 92 267
1989 439 78 361
1990 459 96 363
1991 583 107 476
1992 595 109 486
1993 681 131 550
1994 751 159 592
1995 805 200 605
1996 984 194 790
1997 1,115 206 909
1998 1,097 282 815
1999 1,324 334 990
2000 1,234 297 937
2001 1,243 306 937
2002 1,250 336 914
2003 1,466 394 1,072
2004 1,435 401 1,034
2005 1,490 406 1,084
2006 1,777 545 1,232
2007 1,843 523 1,320
2008 1,815 599 1,216
2009 1,969 630 1,339
2010 2,512 1,276 1,236
2011 2,818 1,689 1,129
2012 3,090 2,106 984
2013 3,528 2,646 882
2014 3,421 2,547 874
2015 4,015 3,077 938 #97 girl name

Fun Facts about the name Quinn

  • How many people with the first name Quinn have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 50,316 babies born with the first name Quinn in the United States. That's more than enough people named Quinn to occupy the territory of Faroe Islands (Denmark) with an estimated population of 48,285 (as of March 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Quinn? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1915 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Quinn first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Quinn is Monday, November 27th, 1871.
  • What year had the most people named Quinn born? The highest recorded use of the first name Quinn was in 2015 with a total of 3,077 babies. That's a lot of babies named Quinn!
  • Random Quinn Factoid: According to the 2013 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Quinn ranks 48th in popularity as a baby girl's name in South Dakota. Imagine that, 17 babies in South Dakota have the same name as you in 2013.
  • Weird things about the name Quinn: Your name in reverse order is Nniuq. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nunqi. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Quinn? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 76,986 people with the last name Quinn.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Quinn? Quinn was ranked as the 422nd most popular last name but is still less than 0.1% of the population!
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Popularity of Quinn as a first name

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Popularity of Quinn as a last name

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Common last names for Quinn

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Thomas

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Quinn U.S.
  White 86.23% 64.26%
  African American 8.34% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.69% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.47% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.63% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.64% 16.26%

Of Last Name Quinn

People with the last name Quinn are most frequently White

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Quinn" mean? The list below shows the origins of Quinn as well as things modernly associated with the name Quinn such as celebrities named Quinn.

Irish

Origin and Meaning of Quinn

The name "Quinn" is of Irish origin, and it means "Descendent of Conn". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

  1. A surname​, derived from the Irish Ó Coinn "descendant of Chief".
  2. A male given name transferred from the surname.
  3. A female given name occasionally used since the 1990s.
  4. A town/village/thorp in South Dakota.

Notable Persons With the Name Quinn

Quinn Fabray

Quinn Fabray is an influential somebody.

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Quinn Cook

Quinn Cook is a basketball player for the Canton Charge in the NBA Development League. His most notable accomplishments were from 2015 to present. Quinn was born on March 23rd, 1993 in Washington, D.C.

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Quinn Lord

Quinn Lord is an actor. He has been prominent since 2004. Quinn was given the name Quinn Edmond Julian Lord on February 19th, 1999 in Vancouver.

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Quinn Sullivan

Quinn Sullivan is a musician. He plays Guitar. He has had major accomplishments since 2006. Quinn was born on March 26th, 1999 in New Bedford, Massachusetts.

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Quinn Cummings

Quinn Cummings is an actress. She was most active from 1975 to 1991. Quinn was born on August 13th, 1967 in Los Angeles.

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Quinn Martin

Quinn Martin was a television producer. Quinn was given the name Irwin Martin Cohn on May 22nd, 1922 in New York City. He died on September 5th, 1987.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Quinn

Harley Quinn

Harley Quinn is a comics character.

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Anthony Quinn

Anthony Quinn was an actor, painter, writer, and film director. He was most active from 1936 to 2001. Anthony was given the name Antonio Rodolfo Quinn Oaxaca on April 21st, 1915 in Chihuahua City. He passed away on June 3rd, 2001.

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Zoë Quinn

Zoë Quinn is a video game developer.

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Aidan Quinn

Aidan Quinn is an actor. His most notable accomplishments were from 1984 to present. Aidan was born on March 8th, 1959 in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

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Martha Quinn

Martha Quinn is a 1980.0, cable television, and radio personality from the 1980s. Martha was born on May 11th, 1959 in Albany, New York.

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Terry O'Quinn

Terry O'Quinn is an actor. His most notable accomplishments were from 1980 to present. Terry was given the name Terrance Quinn on July 15th, 1952 in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, U.S.

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  • Molly Quinn
    (actress)
  • Dan Quinn
    (athlete)
  • Colin Quinn
    (comedian)
  • Patricia Quinn
    (actress)
  • Alicia Quinn
    (notable individual)
  • Ed Quinn
    (actor)
  • Niall Quinn
    (soccer player)
  • Christine Quinn
    (Speaker of the New York City Council)
  • Stephen Quinn
    (soccer player)
  • Marc Quinn
    (artist)
  • Robert Quinn
    (football player)
  • Pat Quinn
    (athlete)
  • Sally Quinn
    (author)
  • Ray Quinn
    (actor)

What does the name Quinn mean?

Qis for quick, no faster wit!

Uis for upstanding, your inner-self.

Iis for important, the search for all parts of life that are

Nis for number one, make sure to take care of yourself above all others

Nis for novel, don't get too complicated!

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