Quinlan Family History
Quinlan Name Meaning
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. reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Conalláin ‘descendant of Conallán’, a personal name representing a diminutive of Conall (see Connell).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press