Quinn - Meaning of Quinn
[ 1 syll. qui-(n)(n), qu-inn ] The baby girl name Quinn is also used as a boy name, though it is more popular for girls. It is pronounced as KWIHN †. Quinn has its origins in the Celtic language. It is used largely in English and Irish. The name Quinn means 'descendant of Cuinn'. It represents the transferred use of the surname as a given name. See Quinn for more information.
Quinn has 12 forms that are used in English and foreign languages. English forms of the name include Kwenn, Quinnah, Quinne, Quiyn, Quyn, Quynn, Qwin, Qwinn, and Qwinne. Forms used in foreign languages include the Irish Quina and the Irish Quinna. The spelling variant Quin (Irish) is another foreign form.
See also the related form, the name Quintrell.
Quinn is popular as a baby girl name, and it is also perceived as trendy. The name has been growing in popularity since the 1990s. Its usage peaked modestly in 2017 with 0.191% of baby girls being named Quinn. It had a ranking of #76 then. In 2018, it ranked at #84 with a usage of 0.182%, and it was the most regularly used among all girl names in its family. Although Quinn is used more commonly as a baby girl name today, there was a period from 1957 to 2009 that it was more popular with boys. After 2010, increasingly the name became more popular with baby girls than with boys. There were 4 times more baby girls than boys who were named Quinn in 2017.
† Pronunciation for Quinn: K as in "key (K.IY)" ; W as in "we (W.IY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"