Gender Masculine
Scripts Ξάνθος(Ancient Greek)
Pronounced Pron. KSAN-TOS(Classical Greek)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

From Greek ξανθός (xanthos) meaning "yellow". This is the name of several figures, mostly minor, in Greek mythology.

Related Names

Feminine FormsXanthe(Greek Mythology) Xanthe(Ancient Greek)


Sources & References

  1. Lexicon of Greek Personal Names, available from
Entry updated May 29, 2020