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XABI   m   Basque
Basque diminutive of XAVIER.
XABIER   m   Basque, Galician
Basque and Galician form of XAVIER.
XANDE   m   Portuguese
Portuguese diminutive of ALEXANDRE.
XANDER   m   Dutch, 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).
XANDINHO   m   Portuguese
Portuguese diminutive of ALEXANDRE.
XANDRA   f   Dutch
Short form of ALEXANDRA.
XANTHE   f   Greek Mythology, Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek ξανθος (xanthos) meaning "yellow" or "fair hair". This was the name of a few minor figures in Greek mythology.
XANTHIA   f   English (Rare)
Modern elaborated form of XANTHE.
XANTHIPPE   f   Ancient Greek
Feminine form of XANTHIPPOS. This was the name of the wife of Socrates. Because of her supposedly argumentative nature, the name has been adopted (in the modern era) as a word for a scolding, ill-tempered woman.
XANTHIPPI   f   Greek
Modern Greek form of XANTHIPPE.
XANTHIPPOS   m   Ancient Greek
From the Greek elements ξανθος (xanthos) "yellow" and ‘ιππος (hippos) "horse". This was the name of a 5th-century BC Athenian general.
XANTHOS   m   Greek Mythology, Ancient Greek
From Greek ξανθος (xanthos) meaning "yellow". This is the name of several figures, mostly minor, in Greek mythology.
XANTI   m   Basque
Basque form of SANTIAGO.
XAVER   m   German
German form of XAVIER.
XAVI   m   Catalan
Catalan diminutive of XAVIER.
XAVIA   f   English (Rare)
Modern feminine form of XAVIER.
XAVIER   m   English, 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.
XAVIERA   f   English (Rare)
Feminine form of XAVIER.
XAVIOR   m   English (Rare)
Variant of XAVIER.
XENA   f   Popular Culture
Probably a variant of XENIA. This was the name of the main character in the 1990s television series 'Xena: Warrior Princess'.
XENE   f   Greek
Variant of XENIA.
XENIA   f   Greek, Ancient Greek
Means "hospitality" in Greek, a derivative of ξενος (xenos) "foreigner, guest". This was the name of a 5th-century saint who is venerated in the Eastern Church.
XENO   f   Ancient Greek
Feminine form of XENON.
XENOCRATES   m   Ancient Greek (Latinized)
From the Greek name Ξενοκρατης (Xenokrates), which was derived from ξενος (xenos) "foreigner, guest" and κρατος (kratos) "power". This was the name of a 4th-century BC Greek philosopher.
XENOKRATES   m   Ancient Greek
Greek form of XENOCRATES.
XENON   m   Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek ξενος (xenos) "foreigner, guest".
XENOPHON   m   Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek ξενος (xenos) "foreign, strange" and φωνη (phone) "voice". This was the name of a 4th-century BC Greek historian.
XERXES   m   History
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.
XESÚS   m   Galician
Galician form of JESUS, used as a personal name.
XIA   m & f   Chinese
From Chinese (xià) meaning "summer, great, grand", (xiá) meaning "rosy clouds", or other characters which are pronounced similarly.
XIANG   m & f   Chinese
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.
XIMENA   f   Spanish
Feminine form of XIMENO. This was the name of the wife of El Cid.
XIMENO   m   Medieval 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".
XIMO   m   Catalan
Valencian diminutive of JOAQUIM.
XIMUN   m   Basque
Basque form of XIMENO.
XINYI   m & f   Chinese
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.
XIOMARA   f   Spanish
Possibly a Spanish form of GUIOMAR.
XIU   f   Chinese
From Chinese (xiù) meaning "luxuriant, beautiful, elegant, outstanding" or other characters which are pronounced similarly.
XIULAN   f   Chinese
From Chinese (xiù) meaning "luxuriant, beautiful, elegant, outstanding" combined with (lán) meaning "orchid, elegant". This name can be formed of other character combinations as well.
XIUYING   f   Chinese
From Chinese (xiù) meaning "luxuriant, beautiful, elegant, outstanding" combined with (yīng) meaning "flower, petal, brave, hero". Other character combinations are possible.
XOÁN   m   Galician
Galician form of JOHN.
XOANA   f   Galician
Galician feminine form of JOHN.
XOCHILT   f   Spanish
Variant of XOCHITL.
XOCHIPILLI   m   Aztec and Toltec Mythology
Means "flower prince" in Nahuatl. He was the Aztec god of love, flowers, song and games, the twin brother of Xochiquetzal.
XOCHIQUETZAL   f   Aztec and Toltec Mythology
Means "flower feather" in Nahuatl. This was the name of the Aztec goddess of love, flowers and the earth, the twin sister of Xochipilli.
XOCHITL   f   Native American, Nahuatl, Spanish (Latin American)
Means "flower" in Nahuatl.
XOEL   m   Galician
Galician form of JOEL.
XOLANI   m   Southern African, Zulu
Means "peace" in Zulu.
XOSÉ   m   Galician
Galician form of JOSEPH.
XUÂN   m & f   Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese (xuân) meaning "spring (the season)".
XUAN   m   Spanish
Asturian form of Iohannes (see JOHN).
XUE   f & m   Chinese
From Chinese (xuě) meaning "snow" or (xué) meaning "study, learning, school", besides other characters pronounced similarly.
XUN   m & f   Chinese
From Chinese (xūn) meaning "meritorious deed, rank" or (xùn) meaning "snow", as well as other characters with a similar pronunciation.
XURXO   m   Galician
Galician form of GEORGE.
XYSTOS   m   Late Greek
Greek form of SIXTUS.
XZAVIER   m   English (Modern)
Variant of XAVIER.
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