Quinn - boys name

Quinn name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 95%

Quinn name meaning:

The name Quinn is of Irish origin and is derived from the Gaelic surname "Ó Cuinn," meaning "descendant of Conn." Conn is a personal name that may have originated from the Irish word "cenn," meaning "head" or "leader." Therefore, the name Quinn can be interpreted to mean "descendant of the leader" or "descendant of Conn."

Quinn is a unisex name, but it is more commonly used for boys. It has gained popularity in recent years as a masculine name, often associated with strength, leadership, and intelligence. The name Quinn also carries a sense of uniqueness and individuality, as it is not as common as some other traditional names. It has a modern and cool appeal, making it a trendy choice for parents looking for something distinctive for their son. Overall, the name Quinn conveys a sense of confidence, power, and a strong lineage.

Origin: Celtic



Surnames, Unisex names

Related names

Quinn , Quinnell

Other boys names beginning with Q


Overall UK ranking: 263 out of 4789

175 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (244)

Historical popularity of Quinn

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