Name Quincy - Meaning and origin

Origin of first name:

Anglo-Saxons, Latins, Originals, Rare

Meaning of the name:

Quincy is an Anglo-Saxon name of Latin origin.

Anglo-Saxon form of Quentin, Quincy comes from Latin quintus meaning "fifth".

In the Roman tradition, it was customary to name Quentin the fifth child.


Quincy Jones, American composer.

Quincy has for patron saint Quentin. Having lived in the third century, the latter was a noble lineage. He went to Gaul in the region of Amiens and preached the gospel there. A free pagan leader burned and pillaged his area. He had Quentin arrested and then tortured, before beheading him. These facts happened in the year 287 in the Aisne, more precisely in Vernand, now Saint Quentin.

His character :

Curious about everything, Quentin's eyes are wide open on the world. He is a small adventurer in his soul despite his calm and balanced nature. His overwhelming enthusiasm will allow him to accomplish great things to amaze his parents. Determined, even stubborn, he will stop at nothing to get what he wants.

This perseverance and this great will predestinate him to a brilliant schooling with a specialization if he finds a domain that fascinates him. Indeed, he will only do what he is passionate about. His sense of justice and duty will make him responsible and right to his siblings and his friends. His natural kindness and contagious cheerfulness make him an engaging little boy who is much appreciated by his peers.


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His party :

Quincy is celebrated every October 31 in honor of Saint Quentin.

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