Of Latin origin.
It was a surname deriving from the French village named Cuinchy.
Originally from the name Quintus, meaning fifth, in Latin.
It is the name of a city in Massachusetts, U.S.A., known as “City of Presidents”, due to the fact that it is the birthplace of two U.S. Presidents, John Adams and his son John Quincy Adams.
Famous bearers are Quincy Jones, Quincy Brown, Quincy Pondexter.
Composer, producer both in music and films, arranger and conductor Quincy Jones is considered a music genius.
In his amazing career, lasting more than half a century, he holds a record of having more than 70 Grammy Awards nominations and winning 27.
He’s worked with music legends, such as Lionel Hampton, Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra, Dizzy Gillespie, Ray Charles, Sarah Vaughan, Michael Jackson, Eddie Van Halen and many more.