[ syll. qui-(n)tes-sa, qu-inte-ssa ] The baby girl name Quintessa is pronounced KWIHNTAHS-AH †. Quintessa's language of origin is Latin and it is used mainly in the English language. The name is of the meaning 'essence'. Its meaning is derived literally from the word quintessa.
In addition, Quintessa is a variant form of the English Quintella.
Quintessa has 16 variant forms. Variant forms include Quentessa, Quentice, Quinta, Quintaysha, Quintesa, Quintesha, Quintessah, Quintesse, Quintessia, Quintice, Quinticia, Quintisha, Quintosha, Quyntessa, and Quyntesse. The contraction Tess (also used in Greek) is another English variant form.
Quintessa is not regularly used as a baby name for girls. It is ranked outside of the top 1000 names. Within the group of girl names directly linked to Quintessa, Tess was the most frequently used in 2012.
Baby names that sound like Quintessa include Quintessia, Quentessa, Quintesa, Quintesha, Quinticia, Quintisha, Quintosha, Quyntessa, Candace, Candiace, Candias, Ceindeg, Contesa, Countesa, Countessa, Cunegundes, Kandace, Kanticia, Kantisia, and Kentuckee.
† approx pronunciation for Quintessa: K as in "key (K.IY)" ; W as in "we (W.IY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)"