Baby girl names beginning with Q

On the hunt for baby name ideas for a girl that start with the 17th letter of the alphabet? We’ve got some quirky suggestions, along with their origin and meaning

the letter q for a girl name

Baby girl names beginning with Q along with their origins and meanings. Find out whether your newborn could be a Queenby, Quisha or Quinn


1. Qi

  • Origin: Chinese
  • Meaning: fine jade

2. Quanella

  • Origin: African American
  • Meaning: sparkling

3. Quanesha

  • Origin: African American
  • Meaning: singing

4. Queenby

  • Origin: Old English
  • Meaning: queen’s castle

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5. Queenie

  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: nickname for Regina, Latin for Queen
  • Also: Regina

6. Quella

  • Origin: Old English
  • Meaning: kill, destroy, pacify

7. Querida

  • Origin: Spanish
  • Meaning: well-loved

8. Quinn

  • Origin: Gaelic
  • Meaning: counsel; also used as a boy’s name

9. Quindalyn

  • Origin: American
  • Meaning: blessed council

10. Quisha

  • Origin: African American
  • Meaning: beautiful mind

About our author Catherine Ball

Catherine Ball is a freelance journalist who specialises in writing about parenting and health. She has been a journalist for 20 years, writing for a wide range of regional and national publications. She is also mum to 4 children between the ages 3 and 12, so has drawn up many, many lists of baby names over the past few years.

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