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Boy Names Starting with Qu-

Qu- baby names and what they mean, with 15 results. Adoption of these boy names was at its apex in the year 1997 (USAGE OF 0.2%) and is somewhat lower today (USAGE 0.1%, 33%). Quincy (#618) and Quinn (#384) are two of the more fashionable baby names in this list, while Quinto (TOP 8%) and Quirk (4%) are popular Qu- last names.

Qu- names

Quade - Quintrell


Root fr. Gaelic. From McQuade, a Scottish clan name. Qade and Quinde are creative variations.

Origin fr. Native American Indian language. "Fragrant, sweet-smelling." Not in popularity charts.

Quennell, var. Quennel
Derived fr. Old French language. "Small oak." Unusual. Compare Quennell and common -ell last names Quell (UPPER 47%), Questell (84%).

Quentin and variants

Quentin, var. Quintus, Quinton1, Quintin, Quinten, Quenton, Quint, Quenten, Quent
Source fr. Latin. "Fifth." Quentin, Quint, etc. became less popular in 2018, falling on average -8 positions as boys' names with Quintin falling the most.

Origin fr. Irish, Gaelic word. Possibly means distaff, or one with .. Quigley was not a Top birth name in 2018.

Quillan, var. Quillen
Derived fr. Irish, Gaelic word. "Cub." Quillan and Quillen are rarely adopted as boys' names.

Derivative of Old English. .. A quiller could have been a .. Not in Top 2000. See also Quillen.

Form of Achilles. From Greek word. .. Mythology. Quill is a somewhat popular baby name.

Quimby, var. Quinby
Derivative of Old Norse word. "Estate of the woman." Quimby and Quinby are unique as boys' names.


Derived fr. Spanish, Hebrew. "Counsel." Quin is unconventional as a male name, registering frequently (TOP 12%) as a last name. Also a girls' name.

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

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

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

Quincy and variants

Quincy, var. Quinsy, Quincey, Quin2
From Old French element. "Estate of the fifth son." Quincy has risen in favor with parents since 1930-1939.

Quinlan and variants

Quinlan1, var. Quindlen
Source fr. Irish, Gaelic element. "Fit, shapely, strong." Quindlen and variants were favored 12 years ago.

Quinn and variants

Quinn, var. Quinnell, Quinlan2
Based on Irish, Gaelic word. "Counsel." Quinnell is rare as a baby name among the forms of Quinn.

Quinton and variants

Quinton2, var. Quintynn, Quintyn, Quintan, Quintain, Quinntin, Quinnton, Quinnten, Quinntan
Origin fr. Old English language. "Queen's settlement." Quinton, Quintyn, etc. became less trendy in 2018, falling on average -6 rankings as children's names with Quinton leading the fall.

Quintrell, var. Quentrell, Quantrell
Based on English element. "Dashing; elegant." Not Top 2000 names.

Quick Reference

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

1. Quade - Quintrell
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]

Usage comparison for Qu- names