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A nice alternative to Quinn. I have also seen it spelt Quinlyn, Quinlon, Quinlen.
― Anonymous User  4/30/2006
I know a little girl named Quinlan, and I've always thought of the name as feminine.
kerrilouise  8/14/2007
I usually don't like names with a ''kwi'' sound to them, but Quinn and Quinlan are exceptions to the rule, as they sound nothing like tacky ghetto names. Quinn is quite popular nowadays, and I don't really like the sound of Quincy, so this could be a nice middle name to Ewan, if I ever have a son. It doesn't appear to have a religious background, it's quite short and simple, it doesn't sound infantile or pretentious, and it's just pleasant-sounding.
slight night shiver  5/3/2008
I thought this name would be something to do with the number 5, hence the quin.
Hushpuppy  9/4/2008
Who the hell names their kid Quinlan? Why would you pick a name beginning with a "Q" anyways? Makes me think of a nerd with massive glasses and braces.
GunsnRoses8794  11/24/2008
I really love this name. It's got a musical quality to it. I like the spelling Quinlen better, though.
MoonAgeDaydreamer  1/16/2009
Very sharp and interesting. The "Quin" is weighted down by "Lan".
Wilted  6/14/2009
A famous bearer of this name is Quinlan Vos an unorthodox Jedi Knight in the Star Wars: The Clone Wars T.V. series and Clone Wars comics/graphic novels.
Lady_Skywalker  12/8/2010
No, just no. I can't believe people actually consider this a name. Quinn, albeit popular nowadays, is a much better name.
― Anonymous User  2/19/2011
I knew a boy at school with the last name 'Quinlan'. It is for this reason that I cannot think of it as a first name. It is also very ugly.
LakeGirl  5/12/2011
One of 'the Ashleys' in Recess was called Ashley Quinlan.
AnastasiaE  9/30/2012
The name Quinlan was given to 80 baby boys born in the US in 2012. It's kind of a cool name, I think.
Oohvintage  7/20/2013
Quinlan is the most beautiful name for a girl. She gets Quin and Quinny also.
― Anonymous User  2/20/2016
I'm not big on names that begin with the letter Q, and Quinlan is no exception. It simply sounds ugly to me on a male, and unimaginable on a female.
RoseTintsMyWorld  5/9/2016
The name Quinlan was given to 50 boys born in the US in 2015.
HerculePoirot  7/6/2016
The name of a small town in Texas near Lake Tawakoni. The town of Quinlan began as a train depot in 1892. It was named after George Austin Quinlan, who was the general manager and vice president of the Houston and Texas Central Railway at the time.
FairyPrincess  8/10/2016
My 18 year old daughter is named Quinlan and she has never had a bad experience with it! She loves her name and doesn't shorten it in any form.
Gntb  2/10/2017
I just named my son Quinlan. This is a beautiful name with lots of nicknames. I like how it's unique and simple. I hate boring common names. My husband and I have a lot of Irish heritage, so we found this name fitting. It's also the name of a bad ass character on a book series/ show we love called The Strain!
VaultMom111  9/5/2017
I’ve loved this name ever since I first heard it and its meaning. I named my son Quinlan in 1998 and still love it.
Sam lyons  2/9/2018

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