Gender: Feminine

Origin: Tolkien

Meaning: “Autumn.”

Pronunciation: (kell)

Nicknames: Que

Detail: The name for autumn in Quenya (a language created by Tolkien)


Gender: Masculine

Origin: Latin

Meaning: “Spear.”

Pronunciation: (kwih-REE-nus)

Nicknames: Q, Russ

Detail: In Roman mythology, Quirinus was an early god of the Roman state.

Name of several early saints

Professor Quirinus Quirrell taught Defence Against the Dark Arts during Harry Potter’s first year at Hogwarts.