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)  

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…

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)  

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)  

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…

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…

Qadira

Qadira is the feminine form of Qadir, an Arabic male name meaning “powerful, capable”. Origin: Arabic Variants : Qadera Kadira Ghadera Ghadira Kadeera Qadeera   Male forms: Qadir Qader Kadir (Turkish) Kader Ghader Ghadir Kadeer Qadeer  

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)  

Queenie

Queenie was originally used as a nickname for Queen, a title for a female sovereign or monarch from Old English cwen meaning “woman, wife, consort” from Proto-Germanic *kweniz (woman). Origin: Proto-Germanic Variants: Queen