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Origins of the Quinn surname

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About the Quinns

We have a total number of 163453 records for people with the last name Quinn.

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Alternative variations of the name Quinn

Quinn, Quin, Quine, Quenn, McQuinn, MacQuinn

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Where do most Quinns live?

In 1921, most Quinns lived in London.


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Interesting facts about Quinns

How common is your surname?

460th most common surname in the UK

We have 55,800 records for the Quinn surname. The oldest one dates back to 1820.

Who were Quinns most likely to marry?

Smiths

&

Murphys

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Quinns.

What are the most common Quinn first names?

  • John
  • James
  • Mary
  • Margaret

Our birth record sets tell us the names of Quinn family members

Common jobs for Quinns

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Quinns in 1921
Domestic Servant

171

Charwoman

154

Cotton Weaver

154

Dressmaker

133

Laundress

127

Common Male occupations for Quinns in 1921
General Labourer

507

Coal Miner

419

Dock Labourer

256

Coal Miner Hewer

185

Semiskilled Chauffeurs And Drivers

181

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