Quinn: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Quinn | Boys
Origin of the name Quinn:
Transferred use of the Anglicized surname, which is from O'Cuinn (descendant of Conn). Conn is a direct derivative of conn (wisdom, intelligence, reason; a freeman).
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- Comments and insights on the name Quinn: | Edit
Quinn is also a common Irish surname.
I like the name but I think its more for a girl
- Personal experiences with the name Quinn: | Edit
My name is Quinn and I love it. As I tell people, "An original name breeds an original person" and in my case it is certainly true. It has helped me through so much. People always remember me, I get comments on it all the time and no one else really has it.
My name is Quinn and while i do get asked a lot if it's really Quintin or Quint even, I love having it just Quinn. It's short sweet and strong.
- Nicknames for Quinn: | Edit
Quinney, Quinnifer, Quinopolis, Qtip, Q-ball, Quincy, Quinnlet, Quinnster, Quinntanimo
- Meanings and history of the name Quinn: | Edit
Quinn comes from the Irish name Ó Cuinn.
- Famous real-life people named Quinn: | Edit
Aiden Quinn, American actor
Terry O'Quinn, played John Locke on the TV series "LOST"
Brady Quinn, football player for the Denver Broncos
Glenn Quinn, actor (1970-2002) best known as Mark on the TV series "Roseanne"
Anthony Quinn, actor (1915-2001)
- Quinn in song, story & screen: | Edit
"The Mighty Quinn" (or Quinn the Eskimo) -- great song originally by Bob Dylan, and covered by Little Feat and the Grateful Dead
Quinn Mallory, played by Jerry O'Connell, in the TV series "Sliders"
Detective Quinn, played by Desmond Harrington, in the Showtime series "Dexter"
Quinn Fabray (Female), played by Dianna Agron, in the Fox series "Glee"
John Quinn, a vampire, who only goes by "Quinn", from the Night World series by L.J. Smith.
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Global Popularity of the Name Quinn
- #131 in Canada (Alberta)
- #143 in Canada (British Columbia)
- #280 in United States