Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. kwee-REE-noos(Latin) kwi-RIE-nəs(English)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Possibly derived from the Sabine word quiris meaning "spear". Quirinus was a Sabine and Roman god, sometimes identified with Romulus. He declined in importance after the early Republican era. The name was also borne by several early saints.

Related Names

Feminine FormQuirina(Late Roman)
Other Languages & CulturesQuirijn(Dutch) Corin(French) Quirin(German) Quirino(Italian) Quirino(Portuguese) Quirino(Spanish)

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Name Days

Denmark: March 30


Entry updated November 20, 2020