Female, German/Germanic, Incan mythology, Moon, Mythology, Q names, Quechua, Virtues/Attributes, Word names

Quilla

Quilla is the strictly feminine fom of Quill, referring to a quill pen made out of a feather’s bird, or referring to a spindle or bobbin used in yarn, meaning “fragment of reed” and “shaft of a feather” which may be derived from Low German quiele from Middle High German kil (quill, large feather) though the origin behind that is unknown. Quilla is also the Quechua word for “moon”, as well as being the name of the Incan goddess of the moon, Mama Quilla (Mother Moon) who was also the goddess of marriage and seen as a protector of women.

Origin: German, Quechua

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Variants:

  • Killa (Incan mythology)
  • Kilya (Incan mythology)
  • Quill (English)

 

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