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Quirinus

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Roman mythology name

Quirinus Origin and Meaning

The name Quirinus is a boy's name.
Quirinus is the Roman god of thunder and lightning, believed by some to be the Sabine god of war. While this is an intriguing and distinctive classic name, it also might provoke some middle school teasing.
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Lists containing Quirinus

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Famous People Named Quirinus

  • Saint Quirinus of NeussGerman martyr
  • Saint QuirinusBishop of Sescia
  • Saint Quirinus of TegernseeRoman martyr
  • Quirinus KuhlmannGerman Baroque poet and mystic
  • Quirinus van AmelsfoortDutch painter
  • Quirinus Johan HarderDutch architect
  • Quirinus Gerbrandsz van BlankenburgDutch music theorist and composer
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Quirinus in Pop Culture

  • Quirinusa Sabine and Roman god who was later identified with Mars; possibly related to the Sabine word quiris = "spear"
  • Quirinus Quirrellcharacter in the Harry Potter series
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