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Origin: Old French-Latin
Meaning: Residence Name

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Popularity Over Time: How Many Boys Have Been Named Quincy

This chart illustrates how many Boys were named Quincy in the U.S. since 1880.

A few facts about the boy's name Quincy:

  • Records indicate that 20,785 boys in the United States have been named Quincy since 1880.

  • The greatest number of people were given this name in 1977, when 715 people in the U.S. were given the name Quincy. Those people are now 43 years old.

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    Comments about the name Quincy

    91% Approval Rating
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      10 Positive Comments

  • "It?s a pretty cool name, even if it?s prone to nicknaming, it sounds cool nonetheless, not a lot of people have that name, so I guess it helps you stand out." Jul. 30, 2018: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is new quincy and I've meet tons of people in my life but only one gentleman I've ever met in the 15 YEARS!!! Of my life was named quincy LOL "right"!" Jun. 16, 2014: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son's Name is Quincy and we both love it. Groucho Marx played a character called Dr Quincy Wagstaff. My father named his dog, a bassett hound, Quincy. When he passed away, we wanted to name our son after him but we weren't fond of the name "Bob". Quincy seemed like an amusing way to honor him and my wife and I love the name!" Oct. 28, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "Quincy is a great name! My son's name is Quincy and he is the coolest most laid back person you'll ever meet. Quincy rocks:-)!" Sep. 2, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "It Fits Boys Better. My Name Is Quincy and There Are other boys named Quincy (more boys than Girls)" Jan. 26, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "My late father's name is Quincy. I actually did not know that it could be used for a girls name as well. If I have a girl in the future I think it would be cool to name her either Quince or Quinn." Dec. 1, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "I love that name! I think it is awesome for girls and boys. It's different, but not so different that it is a weird name I think it's great." Jul. 15, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "I happen to like the name Quincy, we have a son with that name. He is primarily called "Q" he too likes his name, he likes it because it's different. It's not often you find kids that like their name." Feb. 7, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "Great name, but I don't have a good mental picture of the kind of person "Quincy" is." Jun. 20, 2005: Report as inappropriate

  • "I really like the name quincy, but i think that it fits girls better." Jun. 13, 2005: Report as inappropriate

      1 Negative Comment

  • "The ?John Quincy Adams? comparisons get old after awhile" Jan. 4, 2020: Report as inappropriate

      7 Neutral Comments

  • "My names Quincy, and I'm a girl. I've never met anyone else male or female. My last name also starts with a Q so I've always had an odd name. I've had it spelled wrong all through out school.. Quincey was how they always did. Also people always wanted to call me Quin but I never liked it and shut it down quickly lol so I've always been Quincy!" Aug. 7, 2017: Report as inappropriate

  • "Kwinsee is the correct way to pronounce "Quincy." Lot's of people say "Quince" dropping the "ey" sound for a "sssss" and lot's say Quin. I named my son Quincy, on March 23rd 2003. It's a Gaelic name and my daughter also has a Gaelic name, "Quillan."" Mar. 21, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "i love my name it's quincy and nobody in my school is named quincy i feel so independant because its different all the girls love the name and their cute girls" Oct. 23, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "We named our first boy Quincy just because we liked how it sounded. Hopefully, he likes it. He's "Q" and "Quin" for short." Sep. 28, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "I love this name!!! It reminds of that guy off of love and basketball" Nov. 23, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "people say that the name quincy sound like it should only be for a dark baby or a mixxed baby that isent far do you think a lot of white people named the4re baby quincey" Jan. 17, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "I don't think you can hook with a name like Quincy" Dec. 8, 2005: Report as inappropriate

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