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Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. kwee-REE-noos(Classical Latin)
kwi-RIE-nəs(English)
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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.
Feminine FormQuirina(Late Roman)
Other Languages & CulturesQuirijn(Dutch) Corin(French) Quirin(German) Quirino(Italian) Quirino(Portuguese) Quirino(Spanish)

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