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First name origins & meanings:

  1. Spanish: Fifteenth child
  2. English: Fifth son's estate
  3. American: Popular, fifth child
  4. French: Estate belonging to the fifth son

First name variations: Quin, Quince, Quinceanos, Quinci, Cylia, Quince, Quince, Quincey, Quin

Last name origins & meanings:

  1. English (of Norman origin): habitational name from any of several places in France deriving their names from the Gallo-Roman personal name Quintus, meaning ‘fifth(-born)’ + the locative suffix -acum. The earliest bearers of the name in England were from Cuinchy in Pas-de-Calais, but other stocks may be from Quincy-sous-Sénard in Seine-et-Oise or Quincy-Voisins in Seine-et-Marne.
  2. The American Quincy family were established in MA by Edmund Quincy in 1633. Fifth in descent was Josiah Quincy (1744–75), a leading patriot, who was sent to England to argue the colonists’ case in 1774. His son Josiah (1772–1864) was a powerful opponent of slavery, president of Harvard, and mayor of Boston, a post also held by several of his descendants. The traditional pronunciation is “Quinzy”.

Famous people with this first name: Quincy Jones

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August 29, 2014



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