are used by the Quechua people of South America.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
ACHIYAKU f Quechua
Means "clear water, luminous water", from Quechua yaku
AKLLASISA f Quechua
Means "chosen flower" in Quechua, from akllakuy
, "to choose" and sisa
AKLLASUMAQ f Quechua
Means "beautiful chosen one" in Quechua, from akllakuy
, "to choose" and sumaq
ANDES m & f Quechua
From the Quechua word anti
meaning "east". This is the name of a mountain range in South America.
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.
HUCH’UYKILLA f Quechua
Feminine Quechua name derived from huchuy
meaning "small" and killa
HUCHUYSISA f Quechua
Means "little flower" in Quechua, from huchuy
, "little" and sisa
ILLARI f Quechua
Quechua feminine given name derived from ilariy
meaning "resplendent, radiant, aglow/alight, glittering" or, as a noun, "dawn".
INKASISA f Quechua
Means "royal flower" in Quechua from inka
meaning "royal, king", and sisa
KARWASISA f Quechua
Means "yellow flower" in Quechua, from Quechua karwa
, "yellow" and sisa
KILLARI f Quechua
Means "moonlight" in Quechua from the word killa
KILLASISA f Quechua
Means "moon flower" in Quechua, from killa
"moon" (also means "month") and sisa
KILLASUMAQ f Quechua
Means "beautiful moon" in Quechua, from killa
"moon" (also means "month") and sumaq
KILLAY f Quechua
Means "my moon" in Quechua from the word killa
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
NINASISA f Quechua
Means "fire flower" in Quechua, from nina
, "fire" and sisa
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
QHAWA f Quechua
Means "one who watches, one who monitors" in Quechua.
QURI f Quechua
Derived from Quechua quri
QURIT'IKA f Quechua
Derived from Quechua quri
meaning "gold" and t'ika
QUYAKUSI f Quechua
Means "happy queen" in Quechua, from quya
"queen" and kusi
QUYLLURIT’I f Quechua
Derived from Quechua quyllur
meaning "star" and rit'i
meaning "snow". This is a famous Peruvian religious festival.
SACHASISA f Quechua
Means "jungle flower" in Quechua, from sacha
, "jungle" and sisa
SUMAT’IKA f Quechua
Derived from Quechua sumaq
meaning "beautiful" and t'ika
TAMYASISA f Quechua
Means "rain flower" in Quechua, from tamya
, "rain" and sisa
TANITANI f Quechua
From the word tani-tani
, the name of an Andine flower: the plant species Gentianella primuloides.
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
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".
WAYWA m Quechua
Means "swirl" or "small hurricane" 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