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This is a list of names in which the gender is masculine; and the first letter is X.
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Basque diminutive of XAVIER.
XABIERmBasque, Galician
Basque and Galician form of XAVIER.
Galician form of JACOB (or JAMES).
Galician form of JAMES.
Portuguese diminutive of ALEXANDRE.
XANDERmDutch, English (Modern)
Short form of ALEXANDER. It was popularized in the English-speaking world by a character on the television series 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer' (1997-2003).
Portuguese diminutive of ALEXANDRE.
XANTHIPPOSmAncient Greek
From the Greek elements ξανθος (xanthos) "yellow" and ‘ιππος (hippos) "horse". This was the name of a 5th-century BC Athenian general.
XANTHOSmGreek Mythology, Ancient Greek
From Greek ξανθος (xanthos) meaning "yellow". This is the name of several figures, mostly minor, in Greek mythology.
Basque form of SANTIAGO.
German form of XAVIER.
Catalan diminutive of XAVIER.
XAVIERmEnglish, French, Portuguese, Catalan, Spanish (Archaic)
Derived from the Basque place name Etxeberria meaning "the new house". This was the surname of the Jesuit priest Saint Francis Xavier (1506-1552) who was borne in a village of this name. He was a missionary to India, Japan, China, and other areas in East Asia, and he is the patron saint of the Orient and missionaries. His surname has since been adopted as a given name in his honour, chiefly among Catholics.
XENAGORASmAncient Greek
Derived from Greek ξενος (xenos) meaning "foreign, strange" and αγορα (agora) meaning "assembly, marketplace". This was the name of a 2nd-century BC Greek historian.
XENOCRATESmAncient Greek (Latinized)
From the Greek name Ξενοκρατης (Xenokrates), which was derived from ξενος (xenos) meaning "foreigner, guest" and κρατος (kratos) meaning "power". This was the name of a 4th-century BC Greek philosopher.
XENONmAncient Greek
Derived from Greek ξενος (xenos) meaning "foreigner, guest".
XENOPHONmAncient Greek
Derived from Greek ξενος (xenos) meaning "foreign, strange" and φωνη (phone) meaning "voice". This was the name of a 4th-century BC Greek historian.
Greek form of the Persian name Khshayarsha which meant "ruler over heroes". This was a 5th-century BC king of Persia, the son of Darius the Great. He attempted an invasion of Greece, which ended unsuccessfully at the battle of Salamis.
Galician form of JESUS, used as a personal name.
Albanian form of JAFAR.
XIAm & fChinese
From Chinese (xià) meaning "summer, great, grand", (xiá) meaning "rosy clouds", or other characters which are pronounced similarly.
From Xulián, the Galician form of JULIAN.
XIANGm & fChinese
From Chinese (xiáng) meaning "soar, glide", (xiáng) meaning "good luck, good omen", (xiāng) meaning "fragrant" (which is usually only feminine) or (xiāng), which refers to the Xiang River in southern China. This name can also be formed from other characters.
XIMENOmMedieval Spanish
Medieval Spanish or Basque name of uncertain meaning. It is possibly a form of SIMON (1), though it may in fact derive from Basque seme meaning "son".
Valencian diminutive of JOAQUIM.
Basque form of XIMENO.
XINYIm & fChinese
From Chinese (xīn) meaning "happy, joyous, delighted" or (xīn) meaning "heart, mind, soul" combined with () meaning "joy, harmony". This name can also be formed from other character combinations.
Galician form of JOHN.
XOCHIPILLImAztec and Toltec Mythology, Native American, Nahuatl
Means "flower prince" in Nahuatl. He was the Aztec god of love, flowers, song and games, the twin brother of Xochiquetzal.
Galician form of JOEL.
XOLANImSouthern African, Zulu
Means "peace" in Zulu.
Galician form of JOSEPH.
XQUENDAm & fNative American, Zapotec
Means "spirit, soul, essence" in Zapotec.
XUÂNm & fVietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese (xuân) meaning "spring (the season)".
Asturian form of Iohannes (see JOHN).
XUEf & mChinese
From Chinese (xuě) meaning "snow" or (xué) meaning "study, learning, school", besides other characters pronounced similarly.
Galician form of JULIUS.
XUNm & fChinese
From Chinese (xūn) meaning "meritorious deed, rank" or (xùn) meaning "snow", as well as other characters with a similar pronunciation.
Galician form of GEORGE.
Means "second son" in Hmong.
XYSTOSmLate Greek
Greek form of SIXTUS.
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