Submitted Names Starting with Q

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QAAMMATIP-INUAmGreenlandic, Inuit Mythology
Means "man in the moon". This is the name of a character in Greenlandic mythology.
QAANEQmGreenlandic
Younger form of K'âneĸ.
QAAQQUKmGreenlandic
Younger form of K'aerĸuk.
QABILmArabic
Arabic transliteration of Cain.
QADANm & fMongolian
Means "cliff" in Mongolian.
QADIRAfArabic, Muslim
Feminine form of Qadir.
QADRmArabic
Means "power, fate" in Arabic.
QAIBfHmong
Means "chicken" in Hmong.
QAISARmArabic
Arabic form of Caesar.
QALAMGULfUzbek
Derived from Uzbek qalam meaning "pen, pencil", "writing style", or "mascara" and gul meaning "rose, flower".
QALAMOYfUzbek
Uzbek feminine name derived from qalam meaning "pen, pencil", "writing style", or "mascara" and oy meaning "month".
QALAMQOSHfUzbek
Means "straight, even eyebrows" in Uzbek. Straight eyebrows are considered a sign of beauty.
QALDIRG'OCHfUzbek
Uzbek feminine name meaning "swallow (bird)".
QALEAfArabic
Qalea means castle in Arabic.
QALIPAKmGreenlandic
Younger form of K'alipak.
QAMARAfUzbek
Derived from qamar meaning "moon".
QAMARIYYAfArabic
From masculine قَمَرِيّ (qamariyy) or feminine قَمَرِيَّة (qamariyya), both meaning "lunar, related to the moon" in Arabic. It may therefore be seen as a strictly feminine variant of Qamar.
QAMARJAMOLfUzbek
Derived from qamar meaning "moon" and jamol meaning "beauty".
QAMILmAlbanian
Albanian form of Jamal.
QAMISHfUzbek
Uzbek feminine name meaning "reed".
QAMRAfArabic (Rare), Malay (Rare)
Possibly from Arabic قَمَر (qamar) meaning "moon" (see Qamar).
QANAKfGreenlandic
Younger form of K'anak.
QANDfUzbek
Uzbek feminine name meaning "sugarcube".
QANDGULfUzbek
Derived from Uzbek qand meaning "sugarcube" and gul meaning "rose, flower".
QANDILmKurdish (Modern, Rare)
name of one of the mountain in kurdistan,symbol of defending
QANDILAfUzbek
Derived from qandil which can mean "chandelier" or a kind of apple.
QANIKmGreenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of K'anik.
QAPLANmGeorgian (Archaic)
Derived from Old Turkic kaplan meaning "tiger" (also see Kaplan).
QAQAMBAfAfrican
Means "be bright" in Xhosa.
QAQImGreenlandic
Younger form of K'aĸe.
QARAmMongolian
Meaning "black" in Mongolian.
QARADmArabic
Qarad means monkey in Arabic.
QARASAQmGreenlandic
Younger form of K'arasaĸ.
QARCHIG'AYfUzbek
Uzbek feminine name refering to a kind of sparrowhawk.
QARDAGHmSyriac
Meaning and origin unknown. He is a 4th saint venerated in Chaldean Catholic Church, Assyrian Church of the East, Syro-Malabar Church. Mar Qardagh (Mar means "lord" and it's like "holy"a honorific title) was a Sassanid prince who was martyred for converting to Christianity... [more]
QARTUATfGreenlandic
Younger form of K'artuvat.
QASALLAKmGreenlandic
Greenlandic name meaning "lightweight red wood". It was also a term for a piece of soft red wood shaped as human with a weapon and placed in the inner forefront of a qajaq to ward off witches, since it was believed that they were afraid of this piece of wood... [more]
QASALOQfGreenlandic
Younger form of K'asaloĸ.
QASAPImGreenlandic
Younger form of K'asape.
QASHQARGULfUzbek
Means "aster" in Uzbek.
QAVAKmGreenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of K'avak.
QAYMOQfUzbek
Uzbek feminine name which can mean "cream", "flower", or "fruit (reward)".
QAYSmMedieval Arabic (Moorish)
From Arabic قَيْس (qays), the verbal noun of قَاسَ (qāsa) "to measure, to compare".... [more]
QAZIMmAlbanian
Albanian form of Kazem.
QEBEHSENUEFmEgyptian Mythology
Means "he who refreshes his brothers".... [more]
QEMALmAlbanian
Albanian form of Cemal.
QËNDRAKmAlbanian
From qendër "center, middle", with -ak adjective suffix.
QËNDRIMmAlbanian
Means "stance" in Albanian.
QEPPARMIUf & mGreenlandic
Means "one who roams in the middle" in Greenlandic.
QEŞENGfKurdish
Means "pretty" in Kurdish.
QESHETf & mAncient Hebrew
Ancient Hebrew transcription of Keshet.
QETSIYAHfAmerican (Modern, Rare), Popular Culture
Variant of Keziah. A character in TV show The Vampire Diaries bears this name.
QHAWAfQuechua
Means "one who watches, one who monitors" in Quechua.
QHISPEfQuechua
Variant of Qhispi.
QHISPIfQuechua
Quechua feminine name derived from the word qhispikay meaning "freedom, free".
QHORAfQuechua
Variant of Qura.
QIm & fChinese
The logograph 氣 is read with two Chinese pronunciations, the usual qi 氣 "air; vital energy" and the rare archaic 氣 "to present food" (later disambiguated with 餼).... [more]
QIANFANmChinese
Meaning "thousand sails" in Chinese. Combined with 前 (qián) "front, forward" and 番 (fān).
QIANGfChinese
Means "rose" in Chinese.
QIANGWEIfChinese
Chinese female name meaning "rose" or "rambler rose, wild rose".
QIANGYINGm & fChinese
Qiangying means tough in Chinese.
QIAOfChinese
From Chinese 巧 (qiǎo) meaning "skillful".
QIÁOZHÌmChinese
Chinese form of George.
QIDYmIgbo
Variant of Chidi.
QILAfGreenlandic
Means "she, who is asking the spirits" in Greenlandic.
QILICHYOZfUzbek
Derived from Uzbek qilich meaning "sword" and yoz meaning "summer".
QIMMATOYfUzbek
Derived from qimmat meaning "dear, precious, priceless" and oy meaning "moon".
QIMMIQm & fInuit
Means "dog" in Inuit.
QINGCHUNfChinese
Qing means "young,blue,green" and Chun means "season of spring".
QINGFANGf & mChinese
From Chinese 清 (qīng) meaning "clear, clean" or "fair, honest, upright" combined with 芳 (fāng) meaning "fragrant", as well as other character combinations.
QINGFENGmChinese
From Chinese 清 (qīng) meaning "clear, clean, pure" combined with 峰 (fēng) meaning "peak, summit", as well as other character combinations.
QĪNG-LÓNGm & fChinese Astronomy
Qīng-Lóng is a Xiang (象) one of the four Symbols that include all the constellations of Chinese System. Qīng-Lóng is known as The Azure Dragon. It is a mythological spirit creature linked with the east, the right and the spring season.
QINGLONGmFar Eastern Mythology
From Chinese 青 (qīng) meaning "blue, green" and 龍 (lóng) meaning "dragon". This is the name of the Azure Dragon in Chinese mythology.
QINGMEIf & mChinese
Combination of Qing and Mei. Alternatively, the first character can be used as 清 (qīng) meaning "pure, clean," 庆 (qìng) meaning "celebration" or 晴 (qíng) meaning "clear/fine weather."... [more]
QINGSHANmChinese
Meaning "Celebrating Goodness"
QINGYANGm & fChinese
From Chinese 慶 (qìng) meaning "to celebrate, celebration" combined with 陽 (yáng) meaning "light, sun", as well as other character combinations that can form this name.
QINOQfGreenlandic
Means "ice sludge" in Greenlandic.
QIPEROQmGreenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of K'iperoĸ.
QIQIRNm & fNew World Mythology, Inuit Mythology
In Inuit mythology, Qiqirn is a large, bald dog spirit.
QIRINmAfrican American
A chimerical creature from East Asian mythology (Chinese/pinyin: qílín, Japanese kirin).
QIRMIZGULfUzbek
Derived from qirmiz(i) meaning "red, scarlet" and gul meaning "rose, flower".
QIRMIZIfUzbek
Means "red, scarlet" in Uzbek.
QIRMIZOYfUzbek
Derived from qirmiz(i) meaning "red, scarlet" and oy meaning "moon".
QITEQf & mGreenlandic
Younger form of K'iteĸ.
QITERAQmGreenlandic
Younger form of K'iteraĸ.
QITORNAQfGreenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of K'itornaĸ.
QITTOORAfGreenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of K'ítôra.
QITTUULAfGreenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of K'ítûla.
QITURAfGreenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of K'itura.
QIVIOQm & fGreenlandic
Greenlandic unisex name meaning "fluff, down".
QIZBIBIfUzbek
Derived from qiz meaning "girl" and bibi meaning "learned woman".
QIZILOYfUzbek
Derived from qizil meaning "red" and oy meaning "moon".
QIZOYfUzbek
Derived from qiz meaning "girl" and oy meaning "moon".
QOBILAfUzbek
Derived from qobil meaning "able, gifted" or "obedient".
QOBILBIBIfUzbek
Derived from qobil meaning "able, gifted" or "obedient" and bibi meaning "learned woman".
QODIRAfUzbek
Derived from Uzbek qodir meaning "capable".
QOFIYAfUzbek
Uzbek feminine name meaning "rhyme" or "rhyming letter".
QO'NG'IROYfUzbek
Derived from qo'ng'ir which can mean "brown", "reddish brown", "dark grey" or "great crested grebe" and oy meaning "moon".
QOOQAmGreenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of K'ôĸa.
QOOQQAfGreenlandic
Younger form of K'ôrĸa.
QOQAfChechen
Means "dove, rock pigeon" in Chechen.
QORAfQuechua
Variant of Qura.
QORACHOCHfUzbek
Derived from qora meaning "black" and choch meaning "hair".
QORANEmSomali
Means "writer" in Somali.
QORAQIZfUzbek
Derived from qora meaning "black" and qiz meaning "girl".
QORAQOSHfUzbek
Uzbek feminine name meaning "having black eyebrows", a sign of beauty, or refering to a kind of iris flower.
QORASOCHfUzbek
Likely an alternative form of Qorachoch, although soch can also mean "thrush".
QORASULUVfUzbek
Derived from qora meaning "black" and sulu(v) meaning "beautiful".
QORBIBIfUzbek
Derived from qor meaning "snow" and bibi meaning "learned woman".
QORIfQuechua
Variant of Quri.
Q'ORIANKAfNative American, Quechua, English (American, Modern, Rare)
Quechua feminine name derived from the words qori meaning "gold" and anka which means "eagle".
QORSUKmGreenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of K'orsuk.
QORXOLfUzbek
Uzbek feminine name derived from qor meaning "snow" and xol meaning "mole, dot, beauty mark".
QO'ZIBUVISHfUzbek
Derived from qo'zi meaning "lamb" and buvish meaning "lady".
QO'ZIGULfUzbek
Derived from qo'zi meaning "lamb" and gul "rose, flower".
QO'ZIOYfUzbek
Derived form qo'zi meaning "lamb" and oy meaning "moon".
QUAAfGreenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of K'uâ.
QUADEmEnglish
Transferred use of the surname Quade.
QUADEQUINAmWampanoag
Brother of Massasoit who may have introduced popcorn to the Pilgrims.
QUADIMmArabic
Means "ancient" in Arabic.
QUADRAGESIMUSmHistory
Means "fortieth" in Latin, from quadraginta "forty". The number 40 has many biblical references, including the 40 days Jesus fasted in the wilderness before beginning his ministry, and the 40 hours he lay in the tomb before the resurrection... [more]
QUADRATmFrench
French form of Quadratus.
QUADRATILLAfAncient Roman
Roman cognomen, meaning "quartered" and used as a feminine form of Quadratus. ... [more]
QUADRATUSmLate Roman
Derived from Latin quadratus meaning "square." This name has been borne by several saints, such as Quadratus the Apologist of Athens.
QUAIDmEnglish (Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Quaid.
QUAILm & fEnglish, Irish (Anglicized), Scottish Gaelic (Anglicized)
Respelling of the surname Quayle, the English and Scottish Anglicization of Mac Phàil (Scottish), Mac Phóil (Irish), and Mac Phaayl (Manx). Irish variation is Coill, French variation is Quaille.
QUAMDEENmYoruba
Means "pillar of (the) faith" in Yoruba.
QUANmAfrican American
Borrowing of Quân or Kwan, used primarily by African Americans.
QUANDAfAfrican American
Derived from the element Quanda. A merged form of Quanna and Shonda.
QUANTISm & fAfrican American
Probably from the surname, possibly related to the surname Quant, derived from a nickname from Middle English cointe, quointe "known", ultimately from Latin cognitus "known".
QUANTUMmEnglish (Modern, Rare)
From Latin, neuter of quantus.
QUANTYmEnglish
etymology: from Latin quantus... [more]
QUAOARm & fNew World Mythology, Astronomy
Also known as Chingichngish, Ouiamot, Tobet and Saor, Quaoar is the name of an important figure in the mythology of the so-called Mission Indians of coastal Southern California, a group of Takic-speaking peoples, today divided into the Payomkowishum (Luiseño), Tongva (Gabrieliño and Fernandeño), and Acjachemem (Juaneño) tribes or peoples... [more]
QUARAQmGreenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of K'uaraĸ.
QUARTAfTheology, Late Roman
Catholic saint and martyr.
QUARTILLAfLate Roman
Derived from Latin quartus, this name means "four". In Roman times, it was usually given to a woman who was the fourth born.
QUARTINOmItalian
Italian form of Quartinus.
QUARTINUSmLate Roman
Diminutive of Quartus. This name was borne by a Roman usurper from the 3rd century AD.
QUARTOmItalian
Italian form of Quartus.
QUARTOSILLAmHistory
Borne by an obscure saint who was martyred by beheading in 259 at Carthage, with Saint Montanus and others.
QUARTUSmAncient Roman
Roman praenomen, or given name, which means "fourth" in Latin.
QUARTZm & fEnglish (Rare)
Derived from Middle High German twarc, probably from a West Slavic source (compare Czech tvrdy and Polish twardy, both coming from Old Church Slavonic tvrudu meaning "hard," which is derived from Proto-Slavic *tvrd- and then a Proto-Indo-European root *(s)twer- meaning "to grasp, hold, hard.")... [more]
QUASHAWNm & fAfrican American (Rare)
Combination of the prefix Qua with the name Shawn.
QUASHONDAfAfrican American (Modern, Rare)
Combination of the prefix Qua with the name Shonda.
QUASIMODOmLiterature, Popular Culture
Best known from the novel "The Hunchback of Notre Dame", where the main character was named after Quasimodo Sunday, this first name literally means "half-formed".
QUBILAHfAfrican American (Rare)
Qubilah is the name of one of Activist Malcolm X and Betty Shabazz's six daughters.
QUDDUSmMuslim
Derived from Arabic قدوس (quddūs) meaning "The Most Holy". In Islamic tradition, Al-Quddus is one of the 99 names of Allah.
QÜDRƏTmAzerbaijani
Derived from Arabic قُدْرَة (qudra) meaning "power, capability, ability".
QUDRATOYfUzbek
Derived from qudrat meaning "strength, power" and oy meaning "moon".
QUEfEnglish (Rare)
Meaning uncertain. This name may possibly be a short form of any feminine given name containing -que-, such as Quentina and Jacqueline.... [more]
QUEmAmerican
Meaning unknown, possibly a short form of Quentin. In the USA, it was given to 8 boys born in the USA in 2008.
QUEENETTAfEnglish (Rare), African American (Rare), Popular Culture
Combination of Queen and the suffix etta. This name is borne by Queenetta Carpenter, a character from the American sitcom 'Best Friends Forever'.
QUELmCatalan
Short form of Miquel.
QUELALAmLiterature
In L. Frank Baum's "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" (1900), Quelala is a once mentioned character in the prior history of Oz, who saved a race of Winged Monkeys from being destroyed by putting them into servitude... [more]
QUENAfMedieval English, English (Modern, Rare)
Derived from Old English cwén "woman", this name was originally a diminutive of names containing said element.... [more]
QUENAfSpanish (Latin American)
Its usage in Mexico and South America is likely due to the quena, or qina in Quechua, the traditional flute of the Andes.
QUENAH-EVAHmComanche
Means "eagle drink" in Comanche.
QUENANmCatalan
Catalan form of Kenan.
QUENBYf & mEnglish
Transferred use of the surname Quenby.
QUENEVAfMedieval English
Middle English form of Cwengifu.
QUENILDAfMedieval English
Medieval form of Cwénhild, documented in 1332.
QUENIVAfMedieval English
Derived from Old English cwen "woman, wife; queen" and gifu "gift", this is the medieval English form of Cwéngifu.
QUENNELmAfrican American
Famous bearer is singer Quennel Gaskin.... [more]
QUENNELLmEnglish (Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Quennell.
QUENTINEfFrench (Archaic), French (Quebec, Archaic)
French form of Quintina. Also compare the masculine counterpart Quentin.
QUENTYNmEnglish, Literature
Variant of Quentin. Used in George R. R. Martin's 'A Song of Ice and Fire' series.
QUERELLAfRoman Mythology
Means "complaint, lamentation" in Latin. In Roman mythology Querella was the personification of mockery, blame, ridicule, scorn, complaint and stinging criticism, equivalent to the Greek daemon Momos (who was expelled from heaven for ridiculing the gods).
QUERIDAfSpanish
Means "dear", "beloved", or "darling" in Spanish.
QUESHONmAfrican American (Modern, Rare)
Variant of KeShawn or KeShaun.
QUESTmEnglish
From the English word for a search, ultimately from from Medieval Latin questa "search, inquiry".
QUETILOmSpanish (Rare)
Spanish form of Kjeld.
QUETZALXOCHITLfNahuatl
Means "feather flower" or "precious flower" in Nahuatl, from Nahuatl quetzalli "feather" or "precious" and xochitl "flower".
QUETZUNmCentral American
Guatemalan name referring to the Quetzal a native bird of Guatemala and Tecun Uman the last indigenious prince of Guatemala.
QUÉVINmPortuguese
Portuguese form of Kevin.
QUHYARmAncient Persian
Was the last ruler of the Karenid dynasty (in modern Iran), ruling briefly in 839 until his assassination.
QUIfVietnamese
Means "turtle" in Vietnamese.
QUÍf & mVietnamese
Variant of Quý.
QUIARAfPortuguese (Rare)
Portuguese form (phonetic rendering) of Chiara.
QUICKSILVERmPopular Culture
Quicksilver is the 'mutant' name of a protagonist, and sometimes antagonist, of Marvel's line of X-Men and Avengers comics. His real name is Pietro Maximoff, and he is the son of Magneto. His mutant name is a reference to his ability of moving and thinking at superhuman speeds, and the fact he is typically depicted with silver hair... [more]
QUIDOmSlovak, Czech, Polish
Unknown, probably form of Guido
QUIÉMENCEfFrench (Rare, Archaic)
Local vernacular form of Clémence found in the Poitou-Charentes region.
QUIESELCHENfPopular Culture
This name comes from the popular German folk song 'Tanz, tanz, Quieselchen'.... [more]
QUIÉTAfFrench
French form of Quieta.
QUIETAfAncient Roman, Italian (Rare), Romanian (Rare), English (Rare), German (Swiss, Rare), Caribbean (Rare)
Derived from Latin quietus, -a, -um "quiet". This was the name of a saint.
QUIETOmItalian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Quietus.
QUIETONmMedieval Czech
Of uncertain origin and meaning. Current theories, however, include a connection to Quentin.
QUIETUSmLate Roman
Roman cognomen which was derived from Latin quietus meaning "quiet, at rest, peaceful, tranquil". This name was borne by Roman general Lusius Quietus (2nd century AD) and Roman usurper Titus Fulvius Iunius Quietus (3rd century AD).
QUIGGmEnglish (Anglicized)
Diminutive of Quigley. Reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Cuaig. In County Down it is Anglicized as Fivey, as if from cúig ‘five’.
QUIGLEYm & fEnglish (Rare), Popular Culture
Transferred use of the Irish surname that originally appeared in Gaelic as O Coigligh, which may be derived from coigeal, which denotes "unruly appearance." See also diminutive Quigg.
QUIKINNA'QUmSiberian Mythology
Derived from a Koryak word meaning "big raven". In Koryak mythology, Quikinna'qu (or Kutkinnaku) is a shapeshifting deity who taught humans to hunt, fish, and create fire.
QUILENEfAfrikaans (Rare), Dutch (Rare), English (American, Rare), German (Rare)
Most likely a combination of a name starting with Qui- (such as Quinn and Quirijn) with a name that ends in -lene, such as Helene and Marlene.... [more]
QUÍLEZmAragonese
Aragonese form of Cyriacus.
QUILINAfSpanish (Latin American, Modern, Rare)
Spanish form of Chilina or Kilina (finally going back to Aquilina).
QUILLm & fEnglish
Diminutive of Aquilla.... [more]
QUILLAfNew World Mythology
An Inca name meaning the Moon... [more]
QUILLANmEnglish (Rare)
From an Irish surname which was derived from Gaelic Mac Uighilín "son of Huguelin" (Huguelin being a Norman personal name) or Mac Cuilinn, a patronymic of a personal name derived from cuileann "holly".
QUILLEf & mEnglish, African American
Variant of Quill, or a diminutive of Aquila or Shaquille. It may also be transferred use of the surname Quille.
QUILLIENmBreton (Archaic), French (Archaic)
Breton and French form of Killian, which is no longer in use as a given name today, but it still survives as a patronymic surname (which is most prevalent in Brittany and the rest of northwestern France).
QUILLONmAmerican (Rare)
Means "Crossed Swords" in French. Also the name of a town in Chile.
QUIMAfCatalan
Short form of Joaquima.
QUIMBURGAfAnglo-Saxon (Latinized), Popular Culture
Quimburga is a latinisation of the Anglo-saxon name Cyneburga. Quimburga is the name of a notable cyclone in northern Germany in 1972.
QUIMBYm & fAmerican (Rare)
Derived from the English locational surname Quimby, which in turn derives its name from the English village Quenby and essentially means "the queen's manor".
QUINmSpanish
Diminutive of Joaquin.
QUINCASmPortuguese
Diminutive of Joaquim.
QUINCHOmSpanish
Diminutive of Joaquin.
QUINCIAfSpanish (Rare), English (American, Rare)
Spanish form of Quintia and (American) English feminization of Quincy.
QUINCIÀmCatalan
Catalan form of Quintianus.
QUINCIANOmSpanish
Spanish form of Quintianus.
QUÍNCIOmPortuguese
Portuguese form of Quintius.
QUINCIOmSpanish
Spanish form of Quintius.
QUINDARIOUSmAfrican American (Modern, Rare)
A modern invented name, based on Quin and Darius.
QUINIDIUSmTheology
Catholic saint, hermit and bishop. He was originally a hermit in the region of Aix in Provence, France, becoming bishop of Vaison in that region.
QUINLEYm & fAmerican (Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Quinley.