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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Quiche

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  1. The Mayan language spoken by the Quiche
  2. A tart filled with rich unsweetened custard; often contains other ingredients (as cheese or ham or seafood or vegetables)
  3. A member of the Mayan people of south central Guatemala

Borrowing from French quiche, from Lorraine Rhine Franconian Küeche (“cake”), from Middle High German kuoche (German Kuchen, English kuchen), from Old High German kuocho, kuohho, from Proto-Germanic *kōkô (English cookie), from Proto-Indo-European *gog- (“ball-shaped object”), whence also English cake (via Proto-Germanic *kakǭ (“cake”)). Compare Persian کوکو (Kuku, “quiche”). More at cake.

  1. A pie made primarily of eggs and cream in a pastry crust. Other ingredients such as chopped meat or vegetables are often added to the eggs before the quiche is baked.

quiche was also found in the following language(s): French, Portuguese, and Spanish

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Quiche U.S.
  White 0.00% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 96.71% 16.26%

Of Last Name Quiche

People with the last name Quiche are most frequently Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Quiche

  • How Popular is the name Quiche? As a last name Quiche was the 115,034th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Quiche first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Quiche is Sunday, September 26th, 1982.
  • How unique is the name Quiche? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Quiche. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Quiche: Your name in reverse order is Ehciuq. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eichqu. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Quiche? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 152 people with the last name Quiche.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Quiche? Quiche is one of the most unique last names recorded.

What Quiches Have Visited This Page?

Past life for Quiche born Oct 31, 1978

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Oceania approximately on 1750. Your profession was sailor and shoemaker.

You were always involved with all new things. You have always loved changes, especially in art, music, cooking. Your lesson - to learn discretion and reason and then teach others to do that. Your life will be happier, when you help those who lack reasoning.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.