Quinn Name History

Quinn Irish Coat of Arms

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Quinn is derived from Irish Cuinn, or Art mac Cuinn, the son of Conn. In Gaelic the name represents "priest or chieftain," with an added emphasis on wisdom and loyalty. The surname rose simultaneously throughout Ireland as the descendants of Conn began to increase their holdings and influence in the whole of Hibernia.

Variant spellings of the Quinn Irish coat of arms or surname Quinn include O'Quinn, Quin, Quine, MacQuinn, MacQuin, McQuin, McQuinn, MacCuin, Cuinn, Cuin, among others.

Find out more details about the Quinn coat of arms

You can learn more details about the Quinn surname through the Framed Irish Family Name History product (#1760). We also offer other Quinn coat of arms products at The Irish Rose. See them all on our Irish Coat of Arms page.

Is there a Quinn's Pub in Ireland?

There is a Quinn's Pub in Ireland. Start your pub crawl at Bofey Quinn's Bar & Restaurant on Main Street in Corofin, County Clare.

If you can't visit Quinn's in person, our personalized pub gifts are the next best thing!

Notable people named Quinn

Given name

Quinn Allman, American musician
Quinn Buckner, American former basketball player
Quinn Cummings, child actress
Quinn Martin, television producer
Quinn Norton, journalist, photographer and blogger
Quinn Hunchar, child actress

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