Gender Masculine
Scripts Ξάνθος(Ancient Greek)
Pronounced Pron. /ksan.tʰós/(Classical Greek)  [key·simplify]

Meaning & History

From Greek ξανθός (xanthos) meaning "yellow". This is the name of several minor figures in Greek mythology, including kings of Pelasgia and Thebes.

Related Names

VariantXanthus(Greek Mythology)
Feminine FormsXanthe(Greek Mythology) Xanthe(Ancient Greek)


Sources & References

  1. Lexicon of Greek Personal Names, available from
Entry updated April 23, 2024