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Q- Names for Boys

Q baby names and what they mean, with 18 results. Quincy (#618) and Quinn (#384) are two of the more contemporarily stylish birth names in this compilation, while Qian (TOP 11%) and Qin (14%) are common Q- last names. Here is the list of Q- names for girls.

Qadeer - Quintrell

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Q- names: Quade, Quentin, Quenton, Quin, Quincey

Qadir1, Qadeer
Var. of Kadir. Derived fr. Arabic element. "Capable, competent." Qadeer (TOP 77%), like Quaderer (TOP 44%), Queer (42%), is a popular -er suffix surname.

Qadir2, var. Qadry, Qadar
Origin fr. Arabic language. "Capable, competent." Qadir, Qadar and Qadry are seldom found as first names, and Qadir occurs frequently (TOP 30%) as a last name.

Derivative of Arabic. "Charitable, generous." Qasim is an unusual given name, existing often (TOP 56%) as a surname. See also Basim.


Derivative of Gaelic language. From McQuade, a Scottish clan name. Quade is an uncommon men's name, registering often (UPPER 6%) as a surname.

Origin fr. Native American Indian. "Fragrant, sweet-smelling." Sparing use. Quanah is not listed in the US Census.

Quennell, var. Quennel
Derivative of Old French. "Small oak." Quennel and Quennell are scarce men's names.

Quentin and variants

Quentin, var. Quintus, Quinton1, Quintin, Quint, Quinten, Quenton, Quenten, Quent
Root fr. Latin. "Fifth." Quentin, Quinten, Quintin and Quinton were among 2018's Top names.

Source fr. Irish, Gaelic word. Possibly means distaff, or one with .. Quigley is rarely adopted as a baby name.

Quillan, var. Quillen
Based on Irish, Gaelic. "Cub." Quillman (TOP 34%), Quillin (10%) are popular last names.

Source fr. Old English word. .. A quiller could have been a .. Quiller is not in the Top 2000. See also Quillen.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Q- names: Quincy, Quinlan, Quinn, Quint, Quinten

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Q- names: Quintin, Quinton

Var. of Achilles. Stems fr. Greek language. .. Mythology. Quill is a marginally favored birth name.

Quimby, var. Quinby
Stems fr. Old Norse word. "Estate of the woman." Quimby (UPPER 4%) and Quinby (20%) appear regularly as surnames.


Origin fr. Spanish, Hebrew languages. "Counsel." Also used for girls. Less common today. Quin was last found in 2004 in the Top 2000.

Quincy and variants

Quincy, var. Quinsy, Quincey, Quin2
Source fr. Old French word. "Estate of the fifth son." Quincy is conventional (TOP 55%) as a male name, while Quin, Quincey and Quinsy are unique.

Quinlan and variants

Quinlan1, var. Quindlen
Root fr. Irish, Gaelic. "Fit, shapely, strong." Quinlan and Quindlen are uncommon as masculine names.

Quinn and variants

Quinn, var. Quinnell, Quinlan2
From Irish, Gaelic language. "Counsel." Adoption of Quinn and forms was widespread in 2009 and is lower today.

Quinton and variants

Quinton2, var. Quintynn, Quintyn, Quintan, Quinnton, Quintain, Quinntin, Quinnten, Quinntan
Root fr. Old English word. "Queen's settlement." Quinntan, Quinnten, Quinntin, Quinnton and Quintain are more uncommon as boys' names among the forms of Quinton.

Quintrell, var. Quentrell, Quantrell
Source fr. English word. "Dashing; elegant." Quantrell (UPPER 81%) and Quintrell (46%) appear frequently as last names.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for Q- names for boys.

1. Qadeer - Quintrell
Kadir [Qadir, Qadeer], Qadir [Qadry, Qadar], Qasim, Quade, Quanah, Quennell [Quennel], Quentin [Quint, Quent, Quintus, Quinton, Quintin, Quinten, Quenton, Quenten], Quigley, Quillan [Quillen], Quiller, Achilles [Quilo], Quimby [Quinby], Quin, Quincy [Quin, Quinsy, Quincey], Quinlan [Quindlen], Quinn [Quinlan, Quinnell], Quinton [Quintyn, Quintan, Quintynn, Quintain, Quinnton, Quinntin, Quinnten, Quinntan], Quintrell [Quentrell, Quantrell]

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