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Gender of Quinn.

Quinn is a name more often given to males.

In a sample of all names from the US Census during the years 1890 to 2006, 81% of the children named Quinn were boys and 19% were girls.

Why is Quinn used for both boys and girls? Often a name is taken from a neutral concept with no implied gender. Sometimes the name can be derived from two different sources, one male and one female. Names sometimes change gender over time!


Meanings of the name Quinn.

The following meaning is associated with the name Quinn:

  • Fifth

Closely related variants of the name Quinn have the following meanings:

  • The fifth
  • Fifth son's world
  • The fifth child

Origins of Quinn.

Some of the origins of Quinn are: Celtic and Gaelic.

The origins of names associated with Quinn are: English, Latin and French.

Names related to Quinn.

Some names related to Quinn are: Quent, Quentin, Quenton, Quentrell, Quincy, Quint, Quintin, Quinton and Quintrell.

Names with the same meaning as Quinn are: Goro, Kindin, Penthea, Ponce, Quent, Quenton, Quentrell, Quin, Quincey, Quint, Quintina, Quintrell and Quito.

Lucky numbers for Quinn.

Number 9 playing card;©V.H.Smith

The numerological number for the name Quinn is 9.

Some two digit lucky numbers for Quinn are: 18 27 36 45 54 63 72 81 90 99.

What does this mean? If you believe in numbers having mystical powers, it could be something very important. You could look for a spouse with the same numerological number and choose your house or the date of an important even based on it. For most of us it is just a bit of fun. See if you have the same numerological number as any special person in your life.

How do you work out your numerological number? You use a special alphabet which gives a value to each of letters and then add the values of the letters in your name. You can see excactly how we calculated nine as the lucky number for Quinn here: Calculating lucky numbers for Quinn.


Popularity of Quinn.

Graph of popularity of Quinn

Quinn was most popular in the year 2006, where it was at position two hundred and eighty-two for the whole of the USA.

Quinn increased in popularity between 2001 and 2006 from position five hundred and forty to position two hundred and eighty-two.

The most popular decade for the name Quinn was from 1990 to 1999.

The last time that the name was in the top 1000 names in the USA census data was in 2006, where it was at position eighty-four.


Writers

There are twenty-nine Writers called Quinn.

Here are the first ten. See Writers who have the name Quinn for the full list.

  • Chelsea Quinn Yarbro

    Chelsea Quinn Yarbro (born September 15, 1942) is an American writer.... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Chelsea Quinn Yarbro)

  • Seabury Quinn

    Seabury Grandin Quinn (also known as Jerome Burke; December 1889 - 24 December 1969) was an American pulp magazine author, most famous for his stories of the occult detective Jules de Grandin, published in Weird Tales.... (extract from the wikipedia article on Seabury Quinn)

  • Colin Quinn

    Colin Quinn is a Writer... (extract from the wikipedia article on Colin Quinn)

  • D. Michael Quinn

    Dennis Michael Quinn (born 1944) is a historian who has focused on The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. From 1976 to 1988, he was a professor at Brigham Young University, after which he resigned.... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on D. Michael Quinn)

  • Kimberly Quinn

    Kimberly Quinn (born 1961 as Kimberly Solomon, also formerly known as Kimberly Fortier) is an American journalist, commentator and magazine publisher. Latterly the publisher of British conservative news magazine The Spectator, the controversy surrounding her affair with British Labour Home Secretary David Blunkett led to his resignation in December 2004.... ( from the wikipedia article on Kimberly Quinn)

  • Jane Bryant Quinn

    Jane Bryant Quinn (born February 5, 1939) is an American financial journalist.... (extract from the wikipedia article on Jane Bryant Quinn)

  • Sally Quinn

    Sally Sterling Quinn (born July 1, 1941) is an American author and journalist who writes about religion for The Washington Post.... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Sally Quinn)

  • Michael Quinn Sullivan

    Michael Quinn Sullivan (born 1970) is president of Empower Texans and Texans for Fiscal Responsibility, a non-profit organization based in Austin.... (abstract from the wikipedia article on Michael Quinn Sullivan)

  • Justin Quinn

    Justin Quinn is an Irish poet and critic, born in Dublin in 1968. He received a doctorate from Trinity College, Dublin, where his contemporaries included poets Caitriona O'Reilly and Sinéad Morrissey, and now lives with his wife and sons in Prague.... ( from the wikipedia article on Justin Quinn)

  • Sinéad Quinn

    Sinéad Quinn () (born 24 March 1980, Irvinestown, County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland) and graduate of the University of Hull was a contestant in the first series of the UK BBC TV series Fame Academy in 2002. She later went on to sign a recording contract, released an album, and had a #2 UK single.... (extract from the wikipedia article on Sinéad Quinn)

Actors

There are twenty-seven Actors called Quinn.

Here are the first ten. See Actors who have the name Quinn for the full list.

  • Anthony Quinn

    Anthony Quinn is an Actor... (abstract from the wikipedia article on Anthony Quinn)

  • Glenn Quinn

    Glenn Quinn is an Actor... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Glenn Quinn)

  • Colin Quinn

    Colin Quinn is an Actor... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Colin Quinn)

  • Anthony Tyler Quinn

    Anthony Tyler Quinn is an Actor... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Anthony Tyler Quinn)

  • Martha Quinn

    Martha Quinn is an Actor... (extract from the wikipedia article on Martha Quinn)

  • Aidan Quinn

    Aidan Quinn is an Actor... (abstract from the wikipedia article on Aidan Quinn)

  • David Quinn (actor)

    David Quinn is an American actor, entrepreneur and teacher. Quinn began acting at the age of four and appeared in numerous commercials and television programs before embarking on simultaneous careers in business and education.... (extract from the wikipedia article on David Quinn (actor))

  • Patricia Quinn

    Patricia Quinn is an Actor... (abstract from the wikipedia article on Patricia Quinn)

  • Joe Quinn (actor)

    Dennis Joe Quinn (1898–1974) was a U.S.... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Joe Quinn (actor))

  • Quinn Cummings

    Quinn Cummings is an Actor... (abstract from the wikipedia article on Quinn Cummings)

Journalists

There are fifteen Journalists called Quinn.

Here are the first ten. See Journalists who have the name Quinn for the full list.

  • Kimberly Quinn

    Kimberly Quinn (born 1961 as Kimberly Solomon, also formerly known as Kimberly Fortier) is an American journalist, commentator and magazine publisher. Latterly the publisher of British conservative news magazine The Spectator, the controversy surrounding her affair with British Labour Home Secretary David Blunkett led to his resignation in December 2004.... ( from the wikipedia article on Kimberly Quinn)

  • Jane Bryant Quinn

    Jane Bryant Quinn (born February 5, 1939) is an American financial journalist.... ( from the wikipedia article on Jane Bryant Quinn)

  • Sally Quinn

    Sally Sterling Quinn (born July 1, 1941) is an American author and journalist who writes about religion for The Washington Post.... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Sally Quinn)

  • Michael Quinn Sullivan

    Michael Quinn Sullivan (born 1970) is president of Empower Texans and Texans for Fiscal Responsibility, a non-profit organization based in Austin.... (extract from the wikipedia article on Michael Quinn Sullivan)

  • Quinn Buckner

    William Quinn Buckner, commonly known as Quinn Buckner (born August 20, 1954 in Phoenix, Illinois) is a former American professional basketball player and coach. He played collegiately at Indiana University, and was selected by the Milwaukee Bucks with the 7th pick of the 1976 NBA Draft.... (abstract from the wikipedia article on Quinn Buckner)

  • Carolyn Quinn

    Carolyn Quinn (born 22 July 1961, Camberwell) is a British journalist best known for her work on BBC Radio Four as a political correspondent and for presenting the Today programme and PM.... (extract from the wikipedia article on Carolyn Quinn)

  • Quinn Norton

    Quinn Norton is a Journalist... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Quinn Norton)

  • Thomas Quinn Curtiss

    Thomas Quinn Curtiss (June 21, 1915 New York City – July 17, 2000, Poissy, France) was a writer, and film and theatre critic.... (abstract from the wikipedia article on Thomas Quinn Curtiss)

  • Alex Quinn (broadcaster)

    Alex Quinn (née Hammond) (born 13 May 1974 in Sheffield, England, but brought up in Derbyshire) is a British television reporter and presenter on the Sky Sports News segment Good Morning Sports Fans, where she has worked since June 2003.... ( from the wikipedia article on Alex Quinn (broadcaster))

  • Keith Quinn (broadcaster)

    Keith Quinn (born in Te Kuiti, 1 September 1946), was one of New Zealand's top television and radio sports commentators.... ( from the wikipedia article on Keith Quinn (broadcaster))

Soccer Players

There are seven Soccer Players called Quinn.

  • Niall Quinn

    Niall Quinn is a Soccer Player... (abstract from the wikipedia article on Niall Quinn)

  • Jimmy Quinn (Scottish footballer)

    Jimmy Quinn (born Croy, East Dunbartonshire (now North Lanarkshire), Scotland, 8 July 1878, died November 1945) was a Scottish footballer who played for Celtic F.C.... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Jimmy Quinn (Scottish footballer))

  • Jimmy Quinn (Northern Ireland footballer)

    Jimmy Quinn (Northern Ireland footballer) is a Soccer Player... ( from the wikipedia article on Jimmy Quinn (Northern Ireland footballer))

  • Micky Quinn

    Micky Quinn is a Soccer Player... ( from the wikipedia article on Micky Quinn)

  • John Quinn (footballer)

    John Quinn (footballer) is a Soccer Player... (abstract from the wikipedia article on John Quinn (footballer))

  • James Quinn (footballer)

    James Quinn (footballer) is a Soccer Player... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on James Quinn (footballer))

  • Jack Quinn (footballer)

    William John Joseph "Jack" Quinn (born 1890 - unknown) was an Scottish footballer. His regular position was as a forward.... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Jack Quinn (footballer))

Judges

There are three Judges called Quinn.

  • Peter A. Quinn

    Peter Anthony Quinn (1904 – 1974) of New York City was a Democratic U.S.... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Peter A. Quinn)

  • Joseph F. Quinn

    Joseph F. Quinn (1857-1929) was the first Irishman elevated to the bench in Massachusetts where he served on the Essex County Superior Court after being appointed by Governor Eugene Foss in 1911.... (extract from the wikipedia article on Joseph F. Quinn)

  • Robert E. Quinn

    Robert Emmet Quinn (April 2, 1894 - May 19, 1975) was an American politician and a former governor of Rhode Island.... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Robert E. Quinn)

Hockey Players

There are three Hockey Players called Quinn.

  • Dan Quinn

    Dan Quinn is a Hockey Player... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Dan Quinn)

  • David Quinn (ice hockey)

    David Quinn (ice hockey) is a Hockey Player... (extract from the wikipedia article on David Quinn (ice hockey))

  • Pat Quinn (ice hockey)

    Pat Quinn (ice hockey) is a Hockey Player... (extract from the wikipedia article on Pat Quinn (ice hockey))

Criminals

There are three Criminals called Quinn.

  • Kevin Quinn

    Kevin Quinn (born 1965 in Northampton, England) is a British neo-Nazi and the current leader of the November 9th Society (N9S). He lives in Bedford with his wife and children.... (extract from the wikipedia article on Kevin Quinn)

  • Liam Quinn

    William Joseph Quinn known as Liam Quinn (born 1949 in San Francisco, United States) is a former volunteer in the Provisional Irish Republican Army (IRA) who killed London Metropolitan Police Constable Stephen Tibble at Charleville Road, Barons Court, London in February 1975.New York Times- American Is Extradited To Britain in KillingBalcombe Street gang moved to Portlaoise... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Liam Quinn)

  • Paddy Quinn (Irish republican)

    Patrick Quinn () (born, 1962, Belleeks, County Armagh, Northern Ireland) was a volunteer with the 1st Battalion, South Armagh Brigade of the Provisional Irish Republican Army (IRA) who took part in the 1981 Irish hunger strike.Irish Hunger Strikes Chapter 41... (abstract from the wikipedia article on Paddy Quinn (Irish republican))

Basketball Players

There are three Basketball Players called Quinn.

  • Quinn Buckner

    William Quinn Buckner, commonly known as Quinn Buckner (born August 20, 1954 in Phoenix, Illinois) is a former American professional basketball player and coach. He played collegiately at Indiana University, and was selected by the Milwaukee Bucks with the 7th pick of the 1976 NBA Draft.... (extract from the wikipedia article on Quinn Buckner)

  • Chris Quinn

    Chris Quinn is a Basketball Player... (extract from the wikipedia article on Chris Quinn)

  • Noelle Quinn

    Noelle Quinn is a Basketball Player... (abstract from the wikipedia article on Noelle Quinn)

Bishops

There are three Bishops called Quinn.

  • John R. Quinn

    John Raphael Quinn (born March 28, 1929) is a Roman Catholic bishop, currently the Archbishop Emeritus of the Archdiocese of San Francisco; he served as the archdiocese's sixth archbishop from 1977 to 1995. Archbishop Quinn also served as president of the United States Catholic Conference and National Conference of Catholic Bishops from 1977 to 1980.... (extract from the wikipedia article on John R. Quinn)

  • Francis Quinn

    Francis Quinn is a Bishop... (extract from the wikipedia article on Francis Quinn)

  • John M. Quinn

    John Michael Quinn (born December 17, 1945) is an American prelate of the Roman Catholic Church. He currently serves as the eighth Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Winona.... (abstract from the wikipedia article on John M. Quinn)

Baseball Players

There are two Baseball Players called Quinn.

  • John Quinn (baseball executive)

    John Jacob Quinn (1908 - September 20, 1976) was an American executive in Major League Baseball and a member of one of the game's most celebrated multi-generational families.... (abstract from the wikipedia article on John Quinn (baseball executive))

  • Bob Quinn (baseball grandson)

    Bob Quinn is a former Major League Baseball general manager. He served as general manager of the Cincinnati Reds from to and of the San Francisco Giants from to .... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Bob Quinn (baseball grandson))

Figure Skaters

There are two Figure Skaters called Quinn.

  • Ray Quinn

    Ray Quinn is a Figure Skater... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Ray Quinn)

  • Karla Quinn

    Karla Quinn (born 15 September 1988 in Rasharkin, Ballymoney) is a British figure skater. She has just been crowned as [British Junior Ice Skating Champion 2008] British junior silver medallist2004 British Figure Skating Championships Junior Ladies Result2003 British Figure Skating Championships Junior Ladies Result and the 2006 British junior bronze medalist.... (extract from the wikipedia article on Karla Quinn)

Film Directors

There are two Film Directors called Quinn.

  • Joanna Quinn

    Joanna Quinn is an English film director and animator. She was born in Birmingham.... ( from the wikipedia article on Joanna Quinn)

  • Bob Quinn (Irish filmmaker)

    Bob Quinn () (born Dublin, 1935) is an Irish filmmaker, writer and photographer.... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Bob Quinn (Irish filmmaker))

Saints

There are two Saints called Quinn.

  • D. Michael Quinn

    Dennis Michael Quinn (born 1944) is a historian who has focused on The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. From 1976 to 1988, he was a professor at Brigham Young University, after which he resigned.... (extract from the wikipedia article on D. Michael Quinn)

  • Edel Quinn

    The Venerable Edel Mary Quinn (September 14, 1907 - May 12, 1944) was an Irish lay missionary.... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Edel Quinn)

Presidents

There are two Presidents called Quinn.

  • Jack Quinn (lawyer)

    Jack Quinn was born and grew up in New York. He attended Georgetown University, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1971.... (extract from the wikipedia article on Jack Quinn (lawyer))

  • Robert E. Quinn

    Robert Emmet Quinn (April 2, 1894 - May 19, 1975) was an American politician and a former governor of Rhode Island.... (abstract from the wikipedia article on Robert E. Quinn)

Mathematicians

There are two Mathematicians called Quinn.

  • Frank Quinn

    Frank Quinn is a professor of mathematics at Virginia Tech, with contributions to the mathematical field of 4-manifolds, including a proof of the 4-dimensional annulus theorem. A pioneer of the use of controlled methods in the surgery theory of higher-dimensional manifolds.... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Frank Quinn)

  • Quinn McNemar

    Quinn McNemar (1900–1986) was a US psychologist and statistician. He is known for his work on IQ tests, for his book Psychological Statistics (1949) and for McNemar's test, the statistical test he introduced in 1947.... (extract from the wikipedia article on Quinn McNemar)

Nurses

There are two Nurses called Quinn.

  • Sheila Quinn

    Dame Sheila Margaret Imelda Quinn, DBE, FRCN, Hon. Dsc, BSc (Econ), RGN, RM, RNT (born September 16, 1920, Blackpool, England, UK) is a British nurse and Fellow of the Royal College of Nursing.... (extract from the wikipedia article on Sheila Quinn)

  • Tom Quinn (nurse)

    Tom J. Quinn was the UK's first Professor of cardiac nursing, and is a Fellow of the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) for his outstanding contribution to research and practice of cardiac nursing.... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Tom Quinn (nurse))

Photographers

There are two Photographers called Quinn.

  • Edward Quinn

    Edward Quinn () (1920-1997) was born in Ireland. He lived and worked as a photographer from the 1950s, on the Côte d'Azur, during the "golden fifties" the playground of the celebrities from the world of show biz, art and business.... (extract from the wikipedia article on Edward Quinn)

  • Quinn Norton

    Quinn Norton is a Photographer... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Quinn Norton)

Surfers

There is one Surfer called Quinn.

  • Maz Quinn

    Maz Quinn (born August 1976) is a New Zealand surfer. A four-time winner of New Zealand's national surfing championships, and 2001 winner on the world pro junior circuit, Quinn is regarded as one of the country's foremost surfers"Maz Quinn in particular became a local hero after he made it to the élite World Championship Tour, which includes the top 44 male and 16 female surfers in the world.... (abstract from the wikipedia article on Maz Quinn)

Skiers

There is one Skier called Quinn.

  • Rebecca Ann Quinn Dussault

    Rebecca Dussault (born 14 November 1980) is an American cross-country skier who was born and raised in Gunnison, Colorado. She is married with two children.... ( from the wikipedia article on Rebecca Ann Quinn Dussault)

Sculptors

There is one Sculptor called Quinn.

  • Marc Quinn

    Marc Quinn (born 1964) is a British artist, perhaps best known for Alison Lapper Pregnant, a statue of Alison Lapper which has been installed on the fourth plinth at Trafalgar Square, Self, a sculpture of his head made with his own frozen blood, and Garden (2000). He is one of the Young British Artists (YBAs) and is known for his innovative use of materials to make art, including blood, ice, faeces, etc.... (abstract from the wikipedia article on Marc Quinn)

Poets

There is one Poet called Quinn.

  • Justin Quinn

    Justin Quinn is an Irish poet and critic, born in Dublin in 1968. He received a doctorate from Trinity College, Dublin, where his contemporaries included poets Caitriona O'Reilly and Sinéad Morrissey, and now lives with his wife and sons in Prague.... ( from the wikipedia article on Justin Quinn)

Physicists

There is one Physicist called Quinn.

  • Helen Quinn

    Helen Quinn is a Physicist... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Helen Quinn)

Philosophers

There is one Philosopher called Quinn.

  • Philip L. Quinn

    Philip L. Quinn (June 22, 1940 - November 15, 2004) was a philosopher and theologian.... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Philip L. Quinn)

Painters

There is one Painter called Quinn.

  • David Quinn (Irish artist)

    David Quinn (Irish artist) is a Painter... (abstract from the wikipedia article on David Quinn (Irish artist))

Olympic Medalists

There is one Olympic Medalist called Quinn.

  • Quinn Buckner

    William Quinn Buckner, commonly known as Quinn Buckner (born August 20, 1954 in Phoenix, Illinois) is a former American professional basketball player and coach. He played collegiately at Indiana University, and was selected by the Milwaukee Bucks with the 7th pick of the 1976 NBA Draft.... ( from the wikipedia article on Quinn Buckner)

Cinematographers

There is one Cinematographer called Quinn.

  • Declan Quinn

    Declan Quinn (; born 1957) is an Irish-American cinematographer and a three-time winner of the Independent Spirit Award for Best Cinematography.... ( from the wikipedia article on Declan Quinn)

Inventors

There is one Inventor called Quinn.

  • Quinn Cummings

    Quinn Cummings is an Inventor... ( from the wikipedia article on Quinn Cummings)

Comedians

There is one Comedian called Quinn.

  • Colin Quinn

    Colin Quinn is a Comedian... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Colin Quinn)

Golfers

There is one Golfer called Quinn.

  • Fran Quinn

    Fran Quinn is a Golfer... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Fran Quinn)

Generals

There is one General called Quinn.

  • James J. Quinn

    James J. Quinn (1918-1982) was a Major General in the Irish Army, and recipient of the Distinguished Service Medal as Force Commander for UNFICYP forces.... (abstract from the wikipedia article on James J. Quinn)

DJs

There is one DJ called Quinn.

  • Martha Quinn

    Martha Quinn is a DJ... (extract from the wikipedia article on Martha Quinn)

Cricket Players

There is one Cricket Player called Quinn.

  • Neville Quinn

    Neville Anthony Quinn (21 February 1908 in Tweefontein, South Africa - 5 August 1934 in Kenilworth, South Africa) was a cricketer, and brother of Michael, who played first-class cricket for Rhodesia.... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Neville Quinn)

Quinn

Gender: more often male

Meaning: Fifth

Origin: Celtic and Gaelic

Lucky Number: Nine

Popularity: Position 282 in 2006, currently increasing

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