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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


Similar surnames: Quinto, Turney, Quint, Quick, Quince, Quimby, Viney, Gundy, Quinley

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Quincy Family Origin

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Quincy Family Occupations

What did your Quincy ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, 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. A less common occupation for the Quincy family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%

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Quincy Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Quincy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Quincy census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Quincy. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Quincy. For the veterans among your Quincy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Quincy Life Expectancy

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Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Quincy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Quincy in 1960 was 54, and 85 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Quincy ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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