Most common surnames starting with Q

According to the 1940 census, Quinn was the most common last name beginning with the letter 'Q', followed by Quick and Quigley. Click on the names below to learn more about their meaning, history and origins.

Surname Rank*
Quinn 1
Quick 2
Quigley 3
Queen 4
Quinlan 5
Qualls 6
Quarles 7
Quirk 8
Quintana 9
Quackenbush 10
Quimby 11
Quillen 12

* Based on population in the 1940 U.S. Census