Quin households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland

Householders by county in (1847-64), as on the map

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Surname Dictionary

MacQuinn fairly rare: Kerry-Limerick. Ir. Mac Cuinn, from first name Conn.
Ó Cuinn Quinn: an-líonmhar ar fud na tíre. Bhí clanna éagsúla i dTír Eoghain, Aontroim, Longfort, an Clár, Maigh Eo. In Ulaidh, tá meascadh le Ó Coinne, q.v. An t-ainm stairiúil Conn is préamh don sloinne seo. Ciallaíonn sé saoi nó taoiseach, deirtear.
Quinn Very numerous: all areas, especially Ulster. Ir. Ó Cuinn, from first name Conn, meaning, perhaps, "chief" or "sense". There were a number of septs: Thomond (Clare), Tyrone, Antrim, Longford. Those of Thomond are represented by the Earl of Dunraven.


  • Quin in 1659.
  • Quin births mapped 1864-1913
  • Quin 1901 census map
  • Quin 1911 census map
  • Quin Roman Catholic baptisms
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The surname

Parishes where Quin and a second surname are found together


Variants in Griffith's
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