WHAT IT MEANS: The fifth
WHERE IT ORIGINATED: An English surname derived from the Roman given name Quintus, Quincy has been in use since ancient times.
POTENTIAL NICKNAMES: Quinn is a great choice, and currently popular in its own right.
KNOW THIS: Although commonly associated with colonial America (and John Quincy Adams), the name reached its height of popularity in the 1970s.
POP CULTURE CONNECTION: A famous bearer is music mogul Quincy Jones, whose middle name happens to be “Delight”.