Quincy Surname History
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Quincy Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Quincy is often very difficult to determine in cases which country boundaries change over time, leaving the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Quincy may be in dispute based on whether the surname came in to being organically and independently in various locales; for example, in the case of last names that are based on a profession, which can crop up in multiple regions independently (such as the surname "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer).
Quincy Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Quincy come may come from a trade, such as the name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen. Some of these trade-based last names might be a profession in another language. For this reason it is useful to understand the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its ancestors. Many names like Quincy originate from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and so forth. Commonly these family names are shortened versions of a religious expression such as "Lamb of God".
Quincy Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Quincy were transcribed based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were recorded in government records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Quincy. Understanding misspellings and spelling variations of the Quincy surname are important to understanding the etymology of the name. Last names like Quincy change in their spelling as they travel across villages, family unions, and countries across time.
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Quincy Family Tree
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- Josiah Quincy ? - 1680
- John Quincy Adams Ii, II 1833 - 1894
- Lucy Quincy Tufts 1729 - 1785
- Samuel Quincy
- Samuel Quincy 1764 - 1816
- Elizabeth Hatch Quincy 1764 - 1841
- Samuel Quincy 1735 - 1789
- Hannah Hill Quincy 1734 - 1782
- Hannah Sturgis Quincy 1712 - 1755
- Dorothy Flynt Quincy 1678 - 1737