Quechua Submitted Names

Quechua names are used by the Quechua people of South America.
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Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Achanqara f Quechua
Means "begonia" in Quechua.
Achiq f Quechua
Means "light, bright" in Quechua.
Achirana f Quechua
Means "thanksgiving offering" in Quechua.
Achiyaku f Quechua
Means "clear water, luminous water", from Quechua yaku meaning "water".
Akllasisa f Quechua
Means "chosen flower" in Quechua, from akllakuy, "to choose" and sisa, "flower".
Akllasumaq f Quechua
Means "beautiful chosen one" in Quechua, from akllakuy, "to choose" and sumaq, "beautiful".
Alihanru m Quechua
Quechua form of Alexander.
Alliyma f Quechua
Means "good person" or "good thing" in Quechua.
Alwirtu m Quechua
Quechua form of Albert.
Alwunsu m Quechua
Quechua form of Alfonso.
Amancay f Quechua, Spanish (Latin American)
From the Quechua amánkay which is the name of a yellow lily with red streaks native to South America. By extension, the word also means "yellow".
Andes m & f Quechua
From the Quechua word anti meaning "east". This is the name of a mountain range in South America.
Ansilmu m Quechua
Quechua form of Anselm.
Antunyu m Quechua
Quechua form of Anthony.
Arawiq f Quechua
Means "poetess" in Quechua.
Arkaryu m Quechua
Quechua form of Arcadio.
Asiri f Quechua
Means "smile" in Quechua.
Awaq f Quechua
Means "weaver" in Quechua.
Awkustu m Quechua
Quechua form of August.
Awqa f Quechua
Means "warrior" in Quechua.
Ayara f Quechua
Means "wild quinoa" in Quechua.
Ch'aska f Incan Mythology, Quechua
In Incan mythology, Ch'aska ("Venus") or Ch'aska Quyllur ("Venus star") was the goddess of dawn and twilight, the planet Venus, flowers, maidens, and sex. She protected virgin girls. This name is of a separate etmology, with the Quechua ch'aska referring to what they thought was the brightest star but was the planet Venus... [more]
Ch’askañawi f Quechua
Means "star eyes" in Quechua.
Ch’ayña f Quechua
Means "siskin" in Quechua. A siskin is a type of bird in the finch family.
Chhulla f Quechua
Means "morning dew" in Quechua.
Chirapa m & f Quechua
Means "rainbow" in Quechua.
Churan m Quechua
Means "saviour" in Quechua.
Diyigu m Quechua
Quechua form of Diego.
Gawriyil m Quechua
Quechua form of Gabriel.
Hamk'a f Quechua
Means "brunette" in Quechua.
Hasintu m Quechua
Quechua form of Jacinto.
Hawka f Quechua
Means "carefree" in Quechua.
Huch’uykilla f Quechua
Feminine Quechua name derived from huchuy meaning "small" and killa meaning "moon".
Huchuysisa f Quechua
Means "little flower" in Quechua, from huchuy, "little" and sisa, "flower".
Hulya f Quechua
Quechua form of Julia.
Hurhi m Quechua
Quechua form of George.
Husiy m Quechua
Quechua form of Joseph.
Huwan m Quechua
Quechua form of John.
Ilina f Quechua
Quechua form of Elena.
Ilisawit f Quechua
Quechua form of Elizabeth.
Iliyasar m Quechua
Quechua form of Eleazar.
Illari f Quechua
Quechua feminine given name derived from ilariy meaning "resplendent, radiant, aglow/alight, glittering" or, as a noun, "dawn".
Illasisa f Quechua
Means "flower amulet" in Quechua.
Imasumaq f Quechua
Means "how beautiful!" in Quechua.
Inis f Quechua
Quechua form of Ines.
Inkasisa f Quechua
Means "royal flower" in Quechua from inka meaning "royal, king", and sisa meaning "flower".
Inriki m Quechua
Quechua form of Henry.
Irnistu m Quechua
Quechua form of Ernesto.
Isawil f Quechua
Quechua form of Isabel.
Istir f Quechua
Quechua form of Esther.
Iwa f Quechua
Quechua form of Eva.
Izhi f Quechua
Means "fog, mist" in Quechua.
Jaylli f Quechua
Means "victory song" in Quechua.
K’ajaq f Quechua
Means "one who shines" in Quechua.
Karwasisa f Quechua
Means "yellow flower" in Quechua, from Quechua karwa, "yellow" and sisa, "flower".
Khallwa f Quechua
Means "swallow" in Quechua.
Khuyaq f Quechua
Means "support" in Quechua.
Kichka m & f Quechua
Means "thorn" of Quechua.
Killari f Quechua
Means "moonlight" in Quechua from the word killa meaning "moon".
Killasisa f Quechua
Means "moon flower" in Quechua, from killa "moon" (also means "month") and sisa "flower".
Killasumaq f Quechua
Means "beautiful moon" in Quechua, from killa "moon" (also means "month") and sumaq "beautiful".
Killay f Quechua
Means "my moon" in Quechua from the word killa meaning "moon".
Kukulí f Quechua
Means "white-winged dove" in Quechua. This was the name of the title character in the Quechua-language Peruvian film 'Kukuli' (1961).
Kukuyu f Quechua
Means "firefly" in Quechua.
Kusiñawi f Quechua
Means "cheerful eyes" in Quechua.
Kusi-quyllur f Quechua, Theatre
Means "joyful star" in Quechua, from Quechua kusi "joyful, happy" and quyllur "star". Kusi Quyllur is the name of the princess in the Quechua-language play 'Ollantay' (the oldest known manuscript of which dates to the 18th century).
Kusirimay f Quechua
Means "of cheerful talk" in Quechua.
K’uychi f Quechua
Means "rainbow" in Quechua.
Kuymi f Quechua
Means "amaranth flower" in Quechua.
Kuzco m Popular Culture, Quechua
Emperor Kuzco is the main protagonist of the Disney animated film and television series "The Emperor's New Groove". His name was inspired by the ancient Incan city of Cuzco in modern Peru. The name of the city is derived from the Quechua name for it, Qusqu, with its origin in the Aymara language... [more]
Lasaru m Quechua
Quechua form of Lazarus.
Lasta m & f Quechua
Means "snow" in Quechua.
Liya f Quechua
Quechua form of Leah.
Liyun m Quechua
Quechua form of Leon.
Llaslla f Quechua
Means "snowfall" in Quechua.
Lliphipiq f Quechua
Means "bright" in Quechua.
Llipya m & f Quechua
Means "lightning" in Quechua.
Luwisa f Quechua
Quechua form of Louisa.
Manqu m & f Quechua
Means "ferret" in Quechua.
Manuyla f Quechua
Quechua form of Manuela.
Marsilina f Quechua
Quechua form of Marcelina.
Marsilu m Quechua
Quechua form of Marcel.
Mashichu m Quechua
Quechua translation of Marcelo.
Matiyu m Quechua
Quechua form of Matthew.
Misk'i f Quechua
Means "honey" and "sweet" in Quechua.
Miyil m Quechua
Quechua form of Michael.
Natanayil m Quechua
Quechua form of Nathanael.
Nayaraq f Quechua
Means "who has many desires" in Quechua.
Ninasisa f Quechua
Means "fire flower" in Quechua, from nina, "fire" and sisa, "flower".
Nuymiy f Quechua
Quechua form of Naomi.
Ollanta m Quechua
A famous bearer is Ollanta Moisés Humala Tasso (1962-) the 65th President of Peru from 2011 to 2016.
Pachacútec m Quechua (Hispanicized)
Spanish form of Quechua Pachakutiq, from a combination of noun pacha meaning "time; world" and verb kutiy meaning "to return, revert; to change, shift, alter" with the agentive suffix -q, used to refer to Pachakutiq Inka Yupanki (c... [more]
P’anka f Quechua
Means "reflection of water" in Quechua.
Paqari m & f Quechua
Means "dawn" in Quechua.
Pariwana f Quechua
Means "flamingo" in Quechua.
Parwa f Quechua
Means "maize flower" in Quechua.
Pawlu m Quechua
Quechua form of Paul.
Paywaru f Quechua
Means "cornflower" in Quechua.
Phaqcha f Quechua
Means "waterfall" in Quechua.
Pidru m Quechua
Quechua form of Peter.
Pilpintu f Quechua, Aymara
Means "butterfly" in Quechua and Aymara.
Piñi f Quechua
Means "jewel" in Quechua.
Qamya m & f Quechua
Means "pale" in Quechua.
Qarawi m & f Quechua
Means "song" in Quechua.
Qawari f & m Quechua
Means "song" in Quechua.
Qhawa f Quechua
Means "one who watches, one who monitors" in Quechua.
Qhispe f Quechua
Variant of Qhispi.
Qhispi f Quechua
From Quechua qhispikay meaning "freedom, free".
Qhora f Quechua
Variant of Qura.
Qora f Quechua
Variant of Qura.
Qori f Quechua
Variant of Quri.
Q'orianka f Quechua
Quechua feminine name derived from the words qori meaning "gold" and anka which means "eagle".
Quillasisa f Quechua
Means "moon flower" in Quechua.
Quillasumaq f Quechua
Means "beautiful moon" in Quechua.
Qullqi f Quechua
Means "silver" in Quechua.
Qura f Quechua
Means "grass" in Quechua.
Quri f Quechua
Derived from Quechua quri meaning "gold".
Qurichumpi f Quechua
Means "golden girdle" in Quechua.
Quriquyllur f Quechua
Derived from Quechua quri "gold" and quyllur "star".
Qurit'ika f Quechua
Derived from Quechua quri meaning "gold" and t'ika meaning "flower".
Quya f Quechua
Means "queen" in Quechua.
Quyakusi f Quechua
Means "happy queen" in Quechua, from quya "queen" and kusi "happy, joyful".
Quyllur m & f Quechua
Means "star" in Quechua.
Quyllurit’i f Quechua
Derived from Quechua quyllur meaning "star" and rit'i meaning "snow". This is a famous Peruvian religious festival.
Ransisku m Quechua
Quechua form of Francis.
Raphi f Quechua (?), Incan Mythology (?)
Means "petal" in Quechua.
Rihuryu m Quechua
Quechua form of Gregory.
Rikardu m Quechua
Quechua form of Richard.
Ristuwal m Quechua
Quechua form of Christopher.
Riwika f Quechua
Quechua form of Rebecca.
Rulanda f Quechua
Strictly feminine form of Rulandu.
Rulandu m Quechua
Quechua form of Roland.
Rusa f Quechua
Quechua form of Rosa.
Ruwirtu m Quechua
Quechua form of Robert.
Sachasisa f Quechua
Means "jungle flower" in Quechua, from sacha, "jungle" and sisa, "flower".
Sachat’ika f Quechua
Means "tree flower" in Quechua.
Sami f & m Quechua
Means "luck" in Quechua.
Samiyuq m & f Quechua
Means "lucky" in Quechua.
Samuwil m Quechua
Quechua form of Samuel.
Santus m Quechua
Quechua form of Santos.
Sawulun m Quechua
Quechua form of Zebulon.
Simun m Quechua
Quechua form of Simon.
Sinchi m Quechua
Means "chief, leader" in Quechua.
Sinchiyachiq m Quechua
Means "strengthening" in Quechua.
Sisa f Quechua
From Quechua sisa, meaning "flower".
Sisar m Quechua
Quechua form of Cesar.
Siwasyan m Quechua
Variant Quechua form of Sebastian.
Siwura f Quechua
Quechua form of Sefora.
Sumaq f Quechua
Means "beautiful" in Quechua.
Sumaqchimpu f Quechua
Means "good sign" in Quechua.
Sumat’ika f Quechua
Derived from Quechua sumaq meaning "beautiful" and t'ika meaning "flower".
Sunqu m Quechua
Means "heart" in Quechua.
Sunquyuq m Quechua
Means "noble heart" in Quechua.
Suyana f Quechua
Means "hope, to hope" in Quechua.
Suyay f Quechua
Means "hope" in Quechua.
Tadiyu m Quechua
Quechua form of Thaddeus.
Tamya f Quechua
Derived from Quechua tamyay meaning "rain".
Tamyasisa f Quechua
Means "rain flower" in Quechua, from tamya, "rain" and sisa, "flower".
Tanitani f Quechua
From the word tani-tani, the name of an Andine flower: the plant species Gentianella primuloides.
Taruka f Quechua
Means "doe" in Quechua.
Tawita f Quechua
Quechua form of Tabitha.
Tiyuwilu m Quechua
Quechua form of Theophilos.
T’ukri m Quechua
Means "sentinel" in Quechua.
Tumas m Quechua
Quechua form of Thomas.
Túpac m Incan, Aymara, Quechua
Means "brilliant, resplendent" in both Aymara and Quechua, the native languages of the Bolivian indigenous peoples.
Tuta f Quechua
Quechua feminine name derived from the word tuta meaning "night".
Tuwiyas m Quechua
Quechua form of Tobias.
Umaq m Quechua
Means "betrayer, traitor" in Quechua.
Umiña f Quechua
Means "emerald" in Quechua.
Unuratu m Quechua
Quechua form of Honorato.
Urma f Quechua
Means "the one that drops good things in her path" in Quechua.
Urpicha f Quechua
Means "little pigeon" in Quechua.
Urpikusi f Quechua
Means "cheerful dove" in Quechua from the words urpi meaning "dove, pigeon" and kusiy meaning "cheerful, content".
Usqullu m Quechua
Means "mountain cat, wildcat" in Quechua.
Usqullwillka m Quechua
Means "sacred mountain cat, sacred wildcat" in Quechua.
Waqar f Quechua
Means "heron" in Quechua.
Waraqucha f Quechua
Means "star of the sea" in Quechua.
Warawara f Quechua
Means "constellation" in Quechua.
Wartulumiy m Quechua
Quechua form of Bartholomew.
Waylla f Quechua
Means "plain, prairie" in Quechua.
Waytamayu f Quechua
Derived from Quechua wayta "flower" and mayu "river".
Waywa m Quechua
Means "swirl" or "small hurricane" in Quechua.
Wikturya f Quechua
Quechua form of Victoria.
Wilipi m Quechua
Quechua form of Philip.
Wiñay f Quechua
Means "eternal" in Quechua.
Wirnawiy m Quechua
Quechua form of Barnabas.
Wuayra f Quechua
Means "wind" in quechua.
Yachay f Quechua
Means "know, take notice" in Quechua.
Yanamayu m Quechua
Means "black river" in Quechua.
Yanaymi m & f Quechua
Means "beloved" in Quechua.
Yanta m & f Quechua
Means "firewood" in Quechua.
Yarawi f Quechua
Means "poetry" in Quechua.
Yma f Quechua (?)
Yma Sumac was the stage name of Peruvian soprano Zoila Augusta Emperatriz Chávarri del Castillo (1922-2008). She based it on her mother's name, which was derived from Quechua ima shumaq meaning "how beautiful!", although in interviews Sumac claimed it meant "beautiful girl" or "beautiful flower".... [more]
Yupanqui m Quechua
Means "he who honours his ancestors" in Quechua.
Yurac m & f Quechua
Means "white" in Quechua.
Yuraqmayu f Quechua
Means "white river" in Quechua.
Yuri f Quechua
Means "dawn" in Quechua.