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Quine History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms


Origins Available: Irish-Alt , Irish


The Irish name Quine was originally written in a Gaelic form as O Cuinn, which means descendant of Conn.


Early Origins of the Quine family


The surname Quine was first found in county Longford (Irish: An Longfort) traditionally known as Annaly or Teffia, and situated in the Irish Midlands, in Northwest Leinster where they were Lords of Muintir Gillagain. The O'Quinns and MacQuinns (and all of the spelling variables derived from these) were descended from Conn, who in turn was descended from the Princes of Annaly.

Early History of the Quine family


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Quine Spelling Variations


A name was often recorded during the Middle Ages under several different spelling variations during the life of its bearer because literacy was rare there was no real push to clearly define any of the languages found in the British Isles at that time. Variations found of the name Quine include O'Quinn, Quin, Quinn, Quine, MacQuin, MacQuinn, McQuin, McQuinn, MacCuin, Cuinn, Cuin and many more.

Early Notables of the Quine family (pre 1700)


Notable amongst the family name at this time was Thomas O'Quinn, Bishop of Clonmacnois (1252-1279), as well as John Quinn, Bishop of Limerick (1522-1551), as well as Thady Quin (1645-1726) of Adare of the Thomond O'Quins, who was the grandfather of the first Earl of Dunraven. Walter Quin (c. 1575-1634), was an...
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Migration of the Quine family to the New World and Oceana


Death and immigration greatly reduced Ireland's population in the 19th century. For the native Irish people poverty, hunger, and racial prejudice was common. Therefore, thousands left their homeland to seek opportunity in North America. Those who survived the journey and the quarantine camps to which they arrived, were instrumental towards building the strong developing nations of the United States and the future Canada. By far, the largest influx of Irish settlers occurred with Great Potato Famine during the late 1840s. These were employed as construction or factory workers. An examination of passenger and immigration lists has shown early immigrants bearing the name Quine:

Quine Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Darby Quine, who landed in Virginia in 1702 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Edmund Quine, who arrived in Virginia in 1723 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Quine Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • James Quine, who arrived in America, in 1892
  • Fred Quine, aged 25, who arrived in America from the Isle of Man, in 1896

Quine Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Gertrude Quine, aged 33, who arrived in America from Birkenhead, England, in 1907
  • Alfred Thomas Quine, aged 21, who arrived in America from Douglas, Isle of Man, in 1907
  • Rebecca Quine, aged 27, who arrived in America from Manchester, England, in 1911
  • Herbert Leigh Quine, aged 22, who arrived in America from Liverpool, England, in 1913
  • Mayarda Quine, aged 20, who arrived in America from Douglas, Isle of Man, in 1914
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Quine (post 1700)


  • Richard Quine (1920-1989), American stage, film, and radio actor and film director
  • Robert Wolfe Quine (1942-2004), American guitarist
  • Willard Van Orman Quine (1908-2000), American philosopher and logician awarded the 1993 Rolf Schock Prize in in Logic and Philosophy
  • Frederick "Fred" Quine (b. 1941), Australian retired field hockey player
  • Richard Edgar Quine (b. 1934), Manx politician

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  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)


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