Gender Feminine
Scripts Ξένια(Greek) Ξενία(Ancient Greek)
Pronounced Pron. SEH-nya(Spanish)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Means "hospitality" in Greek, a derivative of ξένος (xenos) meaning "foreigner, guest". This was the name of a 5th-century saint who is venerated in the Eastern Church.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesAksana, Ksenia, Kseniya(Belarusian) Aksinia(Bulgarian) Xènia(Catalan) Ksenija, Senka(Croatian) Xenie(Czech) Zenia(English) Senja(Finnish) Xene(Late Greek) Ksenija(Latvian) Ksenija(Macedonian) Ksenia(Polish) Ksenia, Kseniya, Oksana, Oxana, Aksinia, Aksinya, Ksyusha(Russian) Ksenija, Senka(Serbian) Ksenija(Slovene) Ksenia, Kseniya, Oksana, Oxana(Ukrainian)
Same SpellingXènia
User SubmissionsXénia, Xênia, Xenia


People think this name is

youthful   upper class   refined   strange   complex   serious  

Name Days

Austria: January 12
Hungary: July 30 (as Xénia)
Romania: January 24
Slovakia: June 2 (as Xénia)
Spain: January 24


Entry updated April 23, 2024