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Gender: Female Pronunciation: tan-a-KEEL Meaning of Tanaquil: "gift of God" Origin of Tanaquil: Etruscan

The name Tanaquil is a girl's name of Latin origin meaning "gift of God". Tanaquil and is often added to lists like Badass Princess Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Love, Like, Lose: Alphabetical".

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This intriguing name of an ancient Etruscan queen renowned for her prophetic powers was long associated with the prima ballerina Tanaquil LeClerq.

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beachbear Says:


It's a little bit Nyquil and a little bit Tamiflu.

ambercat Says:


Tanaquil sounds like something a person would take if they had a sore throat and needed to get some sleep. I'm not sure if you have to get a prescription for it or if it is otc.

wavygirl Says:


Cool! Tranquil and Tranquility are great names!

EmmaF Says:


I agree with raevynstar, it sounds like a type of medication.

DearestJules Says:


Or try Tranquil or Tranquility for word/virtue names.

raevynstar Says:


The way it looks reminds me of medicine (it would fit right in with Nyquil and Dayquil).