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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

Female, Place names, Proto-Indo-European, Q names, Virtues/Attributes, Word names

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

Female, Gaelic, Male, Q names, Surname names, Unisex, Virtues/Attributes

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)  

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… 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)  

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Quintessa

Quintessa seems to be a variant form of Quintessence, originating from Latin quintus (five, fifth) and essentia (being, essence) meaning "fifth essence" or "fifth being". In medieval philosophy, quintessence was used to refer to the fifth element after air, water, earth, and fire, also known as aether in Greek. It's also used as a word to refer to something that… Continue reading Quintessa