January 6, 2015 § Leave a comment
Medieval French version of the Latin “Quirinus”, possibly from the Sabine word meaning “spear”.
VARIATIONS and NICKNAMES:
Quirijn, Quirin, Quirino, Quirinus.
REFERENCES IN LITERATURE:
– Prince Corin, one of Princess Alison Jocelyn’s three brothers, in the fantasy novel The Last Unicorn (1968) by Peter S. Beagle.