Quinn Name Meaning & Origin
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).
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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Quinn comes from the Irish name Ó Cuinn.
- Famous real-life people named Quinn
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 Buckner, basketball player, NCAA champ 1976 (Indiana), Olympic gold medalist 1976 (USA), NBA champ 1984 (Celtics)
Quinn Kelly Stone (b. 2006), son of American actress, voice actress, film producer, and former fashion model Sharon Stone
- Quinn in song, story & screen
"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.
The Mighty Quinn (film)
Denzel Washington as Xavier Quinn