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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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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)  

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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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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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Quinton

Quinton has two possible origins and meanings. The first is that it's a variant spelling of Quentin, which is the French form of Roman name Quintinus derived from Quintus meaning "fifth" in Latin, used for a fifth child or a child born in the fifth month of the year. Quinton is also an English surname meaning "Queen's town" from… Continue reading Quinton