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Quinn is a surname in the English language, that is derived from the Irish language with many parent relationships to variant spellings and with many child relationships to suspected origins. The name is derived from Irish Cuinn, specifically through Art mac Cuinn, the son of Conn. In Goidelic the name represents priest, or chieftain with added emphasis on wisdom and loyalty. The surname rose simultaneously throughout Ireland as the descendants of Conn of the Hundred Battles known as Conn Cétchathach created the Connachta. Tghrough Art mac Cuinn's 5th Great Grandson Niall Noígíallach, or Niall of the Nine Hostages the Uí Néill was formed and its dynastic reign began.

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List Of United States Representatives From New York - Q
14th January 30, 1894 – March 4, 1899 Manhattan Jack Quinn Republican 30th 1993–2003 Hamburg 27th 2003–2005 John Quinn Democratic 11th March 4 ... Quinn Democratic 26th 1945–1947 Manhattan T ... Vincent Quinn Democratic 5th January 3, 1949 – December 30, 1951 Queens Resigned to become district attorney of Queens County Terence J ...
Bob Quinn (Australian Footballer) - Post-footballing Life
... Following his playing retirement, Quinn continued to be involved with football, coaching various teams, including the Yorke Peninsula Football ... Additionally, Quinn played the occasional charity match and in 1950 was forced to take the field for Yorke Peninsula in a match against Yorke Valley ... Quinn lasted five minutes before fracturing his pelvis after colliding heavily with an opponent and was forced to spend several weeks in hospital recovering ...
Anthony Quinn (rugby League) - Representative Career
... In 2006, Quinn made his representative debut after being selected for Country Origin in the annual City vs Country Origin match ... In 2008, Quinn was selected for New South Wales in Game 1 of the State of Origin series to play Queensland ... In August 2008, Quinn was named in the preliminary 46-man Kangaroos squad for the 2008 Rugby League World Cup, however didn't make the final cut ...
Rebecca Quinn
... Rebecca Quinn (born May 24, 1971) is an American professional racing cyclist from Quakertown, Pennsylvania ... Quinn finished third in the 2007 UCI Track Cycling World Championships - Women's Scratch but was relegated as she had made contact with another rider during the sprint finish ... Quinn took USA Cycling to arbitration in a Colorado Springs courtroom on July 9, 2008, after she was not selected as part of the squad for the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing ...
Quinn, Michigan - History
... Theodore Kath became Quinn's first postmaster on December 10, 1869. 12th Michigan Infantry was begun under Colonel Francis Quinn at Niles in 1861 ... The Quinn family built a home on Gratiot in 1881 There were also reports of Underground Railroad activity in the area prior to the Civil War ...

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