Quincy

Quincy - A very unique male name



  Aug 23,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Quincy, meaning estate of the fifth son, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #500. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Quincy and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Quincy? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Quincy. The baby boy name Quincy was given to 339 baby boys in 2012, ranking #628 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 4,841 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Quincy peaked in popularity 42 years ago in 1977 on position 272.



Famous with this name

Quincy Jones
Quincy Paglaro
Quincy Z. Gunderson


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Quincy is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Quincy is currently topping the baby name charts in Iowa at position #360 - and is the least popular in New Jersey at position #1,048.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Quincy is where you live.


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Quincy origin and meaning

Quincy is a 6 letter name with 3 syllables. This name means estate of the fifth son. To see famous people named Quincy, pop culture references for the name Quincy and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Quincy

We've found the following names that sound similar to Quincy, sorted by popularity.

Quang / Quincey /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012628
2011600
2010528
2009518
2008521
2007491
2006489
2005460
2004466
2003470
2002430
2001431
2000498
1999512
1998578
1997536
1996493
1995477
1994477
1993430
1992509
1991487
1990492
1989529
1988564
1987539
1986461
1985485
1984445
1983436
1982403
1981381
1980348
1979324
1978297
1977272
1976304
1975349
1974384
1973433
1972425
1971547
1970613
1969789
1968797
1967799
1966949
1965768
1964948
1963843
19621007
1961843
19601347
1959912
19581137
19571737
19561036
19551067
19541374
1953969
19521088
19511145
19501144
1949954
1948969
1947792
19461473
19441577
19431183
19421152
19411201
19401427
19391184
19381133
19371186
19361426
19351234
1934928
19331673
19321256
19311161
19301580
19291219
1928963
1927974
19261212
19251238
19241502
19231381
19221243
19211143
19201543
1919910
19181812
19171078
1912669
1910500

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Iowa360
Mississippi409
Louisiana418
Kansas420
Maryland428
Connecticut447
Oregon450
Virginia457
Nevada510
Wisconsin520
Minnesota538
Oklahoma540
Georgia547
New York573
South Carolina602
Colorado606
Pennsylvania622
Utah628
Indiana668
Illinois670
Michigan690
Ohio699
North Carolina703
Washington715
Florida717
Arizona726
California733
Tennessee745
Missouri792
Texas919
New Jersey1048

Even more about Quincy


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Quincy a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Quincy?

3 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1977
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Quincy
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 4,841
Letter count 6
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +339

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