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Quill

Quill referrs to a quill pen made out of a bird's feather, 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. Quill is also a Gaelic… Continue reading Quill

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Quigley

Quigley comes from an Irish surname, the anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Coigligh meaning "descendant of Coigleach", the latter originating as a nickname for someone who was an untidy person or someone who had long, unkempt hair. Origin: Proto-Indo-European Variants: Quickley (Irish)  

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Questa

Questa is the feminine form of Quest, an English word referring to a journey or search for something. It comes from Old French queste (search; act; instance of searching) via Latin quaesta (search, inquiry) via quaerere (to seek, gain, ask) derived from a PIE root word. Questa is also an Italian feminine adjective of questo meaning "this, these", and is the name… Continue reading Questa

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Quinn

Quinn comes from an Irish surname, an anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Coinn meaning "descendant of Conn", Conn coming from a Gaelic word meaning "chief, head" or "intellect, counsel". Origin: Gaelic Female forms: Quin (English)   Male forms: Quin (English) Conn (Irish)  

Battle/War, Female, Physical Attributes, Proto-Indo-European, Q names, Virtues/Attributes

Quenilda

Quenilda comes from a medieval English name, a medieval form of Cwénhild meaning "wife battle", made up from Old English cwen (woman, wife, queen) and hild (battle, war). Origin: Proto-Indo-European Variants: Cwénhild (Anglo-Saxon) Quenild (Old English) Cwenhilde (Old English) Quenylda (Old English) Quenilla (Old English) Quenilla (Old English) Quenella (Old English)  

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Quentin

Quentin is the French form of Quintinus, an Ancient Roman cognomen meaning "fifth" from Latin quintus (fifth), which may have originally been given to a fifth child or a child born in the fifth month of the year. Quentin is also a surname derived from the given name. Quinton is a variant spelling though it's also an English place name… Continue reading Quentin

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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… Continue reading Quilla

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Quincy

Quincy comes from a surname derived from a place name in France called Cuinchy, which comes from the given name Quintus which means "fifth" in Latin, either given to a fifth-born child or someone born in the fifth month. Origin: Latin Variants: Quincey (English) Quincie (English) Quintus (Ancient Roman)   Female forms: Quinta (Ancient Roman)