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.
ACHIQ f Quechua
Means "light, bright" 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".
ALLIYMA f Quechua
Means "good person" or "good thing" in Quechua.
AMANCAY f Quechua, Native American, 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.
ASIRI f Quechua
Means "smile" 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’AYÑA f Quechua
Means "siskin" in Quechua. A siskin is a type of bird in the finch family.
CHIRAPA m & f Quechua
Means "rainbow" in Quechua.
CHURAN m Quechua
Means "saviour" in Quechua.
HAMK'A f Quechua
Means "brunette" in Quechua.
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".
HUSIY m Quechua
Quechua form of Joseph.
ILLARI f Quechua
Quechua feminine given name derived from ilariy meaning "resplendent, radiant, aglow/alight, glittering" or, as a noun, "dawn".
IMASUMAQ f Quechua
Means "how beautiful!" in Quechua.
INKASISA f Quechua
Means "royal flower" in Quechua from inka meaning "royal, king", and sisa meaning "flower".
IZHI f Quechua
Means "fog, mist" in Quechua.
KARWASISA f Quechua
Means "yellow flower" in Quechua, from Quechua karwa, "yellow" and sisa, "flower".
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).
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).
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]
LASTA m & f Quechua
Means "snow" in Quechua.
LLIPYA m & f Quechua
Means "lightning" in Quechua.
MANQU m & f Quechua
Means "ferret" in Quechua.
MASHICHU m Quechua
Quechua translation of Marcelo.
MISK'I f Quechua
Means "honey" and "sweet" in Quechua.
NAYARAQ f Quechua
Means "who has many desires" in Quechua.
NINASISA f Quechua
Means "fire flower" in Quechua, from nina, "fire" and sisa, "flower".
OLLANTA m Quechua
A famous bearer is Ollanta Moisés Humala Tasso (1962-) the 65th President of Peru from 2011 to 2016.
PAQARI m & f Quechua
Means "dawn" in Quechua.
PARWA f Quechua
Means "maize flower" in Quechua.
PIDRU m Quechua
Quechua form of Peter.
PILPINTU f Quechua, Aymara
Means "butterfly" in Quechua and Aymara.
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 Native American, Quechua, English (American, Modern, Rare)
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".
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.
RAPHI f Quechua (?), Incan Mythology (?)
Means "petal" in Quechua.
SACHASISA f Quechua
Means "jungle flower" in Quechua, from sacha, "jungle" and sisa, "flower".
SAMI f & m Quechua
Means "luck" in Quechua.
SAMIYUQ m & f Quechua
Means "lucky" in Quechua.
SISA f Quechua
From Quechua sisa, meaning "flower".
SUMAQ f Quechua
Means "beautiful" in Quechua.
SUMAT’IKA f Quechua
Derived from Quechua sumaq meaning "beautiful" and t'ika meaning "flower".
SUYANA f Quechua
Means "hope, to hope" in Quechua.
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.
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".
UMAQ m Quechua
Means "betrayer, traitor" in Quechua.
UMIÑA f Quechua
Means "emerald" in Quechua.
URMA f Quechua
Means "the one that drops good things in her path" in Quechua.
URPIKUSI f Quechua
Means "cheerful dove" in Quechua from the words urpi meaning "dove, pigeon" and kusiy meaning "cheerful, content".
WAQAR f Quechua
Means "heron" in Quechua.
WAYLLA f Quechua
Means "plain, prairie" in Quechua.
WAYTAMAYU f Quechua
Derived from Quechua wayta "flower" and mayu "river".
WUAYRA f Native American, Quechua
Means "wind" in quechua.
YACHAY f Quechua
Means "know, take notice" in Quechua.
YANAYMI m & f Quechua
Means "beloved" in Quechua.
YANTA m & f Quechua
Means "firewood" 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.
YURI f Quechua
Means "dawn" in Quechua.