Meaning and Origin of: Quinlan

Boy name origins & meanings

  • Irish : Well-shaped, athletic

Boy name variations

Family name origins & meanings

  • Irish : reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Caoindealbháin ‘descendant of Caoindealbhán’, a personal name composed of the elements caoin ‘comely’, ‘fair’ +dealbh ‘form’ + the diminutive suffix -án.
  • Irish : reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Conalláin ‘descendant of Conallán’, a personal name representing a diminutive of Conall (see Connell).