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Quinn

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55k
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since 1880
Last Name
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Quinn

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

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  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 Named Quinn

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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 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 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 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 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 is a comics character.

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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 is a video game developer.

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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 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 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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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 17 0 17
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 252 80 172
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 1,491 407 1,084
2006 1,778 545 1,233
2007 1,843 523 1,320
2008 1,815 599 1,216
2009 1,969 630 1,339
2010 2,514 1,277 1,237
2011 2,820 1,691 1,129
2012 3,092 2,107 985
2013 3,530 2,648 882
2014 3,424 2,549 875
2015 4,034 3,089 945 #97 girl name
2016 4,676 3,636 1,040 #79 girl name

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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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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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Fun Facts about the name Quinn

  • How Popular is the name Quinn? Quinn is the 926th most popular name of all time. In 2016 Quinn was the 79th most popular name. As a last name Quinn was the 422nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Quinn have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 55,026 babies born with the first name Quinn in the United States. That's more than enough people named Quinn to occupy the country of Marshall Islands with an estimated population of 54,305 (as of July 1, 2010).
  • 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 2016 with a total of 3,636 babies. That's a lot of babies named Quinn!
  • Random Quinn Factoid: According to the 2012 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Quinn ranks 92nd in popularity as a baby girl's name in Pennsylvania. Imagine that, 125 babies in Pennsylvania have the same name as you in 2012.
  • 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 Inqun. 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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  • 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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