Given Name QUIRINUS

GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: kwee-REE-noos (Classical Latin), kwi-RIE-nəs (English)   [details]

Meaning & History

Possibly derived from the Sabine word quiris meaning "spear". Quirinus was a Sabine and Roman god who was later identified with Mars. The name was also borne by several early saints.

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FEMININE FORM: Quirina (Late Roman)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Quirijn (Dutch), Corin (French), Quirin (German), Quirino (Italian), Quirino (Portuguese), Quirino (Spanish)