Gender Masculine & Feminine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. /ˈkwɪ  [key·simplify]

Meaning & History

From an English surname that was derived (via the place name Cuinchy) from the personal name Quintus. A famous bearer was John Quincy Adams (1767-1848), sixth president of the United States, who was born in the town of Quincy, Massachusetts. Both the town and the president were named after his maternal great-grandfather John Quincy (1689-1767). Another notable bearer is the American musician Quincy Jones (1933-).


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Entry updated April 23, 2024