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Quincy Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): habitational name from any of several places in France deriving their names from the Gallo-Roman personal name Quintus, meaning ‘fifth(-born)’ + the locative suffix -acum. The earliest bearers of the name in England were from Cuinchy in Pas-de-Calais, but other stocks may be from Quincy-sous-Sénard in Seine-et-Oise or Quincy-Voisins in Seine-et-Marne.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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Quincy Family Origin

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Quincy Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Quincy family was Laborer. The most common Quincy occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Quincy's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Quincy.

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Quincy Life Expectancy

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