Sept / Branches
The surname has been in County Wicklow since at least the seventeenth century and in 1854 there were 53 Quinn households.
There was no distinct sept of the O'Cuinn that had its origins in the County. However it is likely that bearers of the surname were of the abc sept
and the surname was in the County from an early date.
In County the bearers of the surname Quinn are of the Sept
1640 Civil Survey
O'Quinn was to be found in
Quinn/e was to be found in the baronies of
1830 Tithe Books
Quin/Quin was to be found in all baronies
1848/49 Griffiths Valuation
Quinn/Quinn was widely distributed in the county, the greatest concentrationwas in the Barony of Rathdown with 29 households.
1890 Birth Index
The principal surnames is listed, they are in order of the numerical strength in which they occur. The figure after the surname is the number of entries in the birth index for 1890. The estimated number of persons of each surname can be ascertained by multiplying the figure by the average birth rate, which for that year was 1 in 44.8 persons.
Byrne 87, Doyle 53, Murphy 26, Kelly 25, Kavanagh 24, Nolan 21, Brien 18, Kehoe 16, Lawlor 15, Toole 14, Dunne 13, Farrell 11, Redmond 10.
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