[ 1 syll. quee(n), qu-e-en ] The baby girl name Queen is pronounced as KWiy-N †. Queen is of English origin and it is also used mainly in the English language. The meaning of the name is 'a female monarch'.
Queen is a widely used name; it has 24 variant forms. Variant forms of the name include Laqueen, Laqueena, Quean, Queanee, Queaney, Queani, Queania, Queanie, Queany, Queanya, Queena, Queenah, Queene, Queeneta, Queenette, Queeney, Queeni, Queenia, Queenika, Queenique, Queeny, Queenya, and Quenna. The familiar form Queenie is another English variant.
Queen is an all-time favorite. At present it is still somewhat popular as a baby girl name, but not to the degree it was in the past. Its usage peaked modestly in 1907 with 0.027% of baby girls being given the name Queen. It was #372 in rank then. The baby name has fallen out of favor since then, and is in recent years of only sporadic use. In 2018, it ranked at #959 with a usage of 0.015%, but it was nonetheless the most popular among all girl names in its family.
† Pronunciation for Queen: K as in "key (K.IY)" ; W as in "we (W.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"
A famous person named Queen is Actress Queen Latifah, born Dana Owens 18 March 1970, Newark, New Jersey.