Irish, diminutive of Quillan or Quiller; also English word name
"crossing swords; strong"

Quill Origin and Meaning

The name Quill is a boy's name of Irish origin.

Quill is a unique possibility for the child of writers -- even if they do use computers rather than pens; could also serve as a rhyming tribute to an ancestor named Gil, Phil, or Bill (or Jill).

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