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XAFIFA f Uzbek
Derived from Uzbek xafif
meaning "fine, light"
XAI m English
First recorded use of the name was in 2020, by parents Elon Musk... [more]
XALWO f Somali
Means "sweet" in Somali. It is the name of a Somali dessert.
XANA f Asturian
, the name of fairy or nymph in Asturian mythology. It may derive from the Roman mythological name DIANA
XANADU f English (Modern), Literature
Anglicized form of Shangdu
(meaning "Upper Capital"), the summer capital of Kublai, the fifth Great Khan of the Mongol Empire. The city, famously visited by Marco Polo in 1275, came into Western popular culture in the early 19th century via the Samuel Taylor Coleridge poem "Kubla Khan."
XANTHENE f American (Rare)
Modern elaborated form of XANTHE
. It coincides with the name of a yellow organic heterocyclic compound; xanthene dyes tend to be fluorescent and brilliant, yellow to pink to bluish-red.
XANTHIAS m Ancient Greek, Theatre
Derived from Greek ξανθος (xanthos)
meaning "yellow" or "fair hair". This was used by the Greek playwright Aristophanes in works including 'The Frogs'; all of the characters named Xanthias are slaves.
XANTHO f Greek Mythology
Derived from Greek ξανθος (xanthos
) meaning "yellow" or "fair hair" (see XANTHE
). This name is sometimes included as one of the Nereids of Greek myth (the fifty daughters of NEREUS
XANTHUS m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
From the Greek Ξάνθος (Xanthos)
meaning "yellow" or "fair hair" (compare XANTHE
). This was the name of several characters in Greek legend, including a Trojan slain by DIOMEDES
and a horse owned by Achilles ("BAYARD
, the other being Βαλίος (Balios)
XARO m Literature
This is the name of one of the Thirteen and later king of Qarth in George R. R. Martin's Song of Ice and Fire.
XATIA f Georgian
Derived from Georgian ხატავს (xaṭavs
) meaning "to paint".
XAVIEL m Spanish (Rare)
This name is possibly a combination of XAVIER
with a Hebrew name ending in -iel
, such as GABRIEL
. However, given the fact that this name has been around in the Spanish-speaking world since at least the 18th century, it could also be an independent name of its own (in which case its etymology is unknown), as combining names in that manner generally seems to be a fairly modern phenomenon in the Spanish-speaking world.... [more]
XAYIDE f Literature
One of the main antagonists in Michael Ende's fantasy novel The Neverending Story
XAYRIGUL f Uzbek
Derived from Uzbek xayr
meaning "blessing" or "charity" and gul
meaning "rose, flower".
XAZAČI m Ubykh
Derived from the Adyghe зечэ (zeche)
meaning "breeder, trainer" and хьэ (kh'e)
XAZONA f Uzbek
Derived from xazon
meaning "falling leaves".
XBALANQUE m Mayan Mythology
The name of one of the hero twins in the Mayan Popul Vuh. He defeated the underworld gods with his brother, Hunahpu.
XELAS m New World Mythology, Salishan
Name used by the Lummi people of northwest Washington state for the Transformer, a being that appears in the mythologies of many indigenous peoples who inhabited the Pacific Northwest Coast. This legendary figure (or figures) is also known as Xáays
in Squamish and Xa:ls
XENANDROS m Ancient Greek
Means "foreign man", derived from Greek ξενος (xenos)
"foreign, strange" combined with Greek ανδρος (andros)
"of a man".
XÈNIA f Catalan
Either a short from of EUGÈNIA
or a Catalan form of XENIA
. This was a pen name of the Catalan feminist writer Carme Karr (1865-1943)... [more]
XENOCHARES m Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek ξενος
) meaning "foreign, strange; guest" combined with χαρις
) meaning "grace, kindness". Compare to CHARIXENOS
XENODORA f Ancient Greek
Means "foreign gift" or "gift from/to a guest", derived from Greek ξενος
) meaning "foreign, strange; guest" combined with δωρον
) meaning "gift".
XENOKLES m Ancient Greek
Means "foreign glory", derived from the Greek elements ξενος (xenos)
"foreign, strange" and κλεος (kleos)
XENOPATRA f Greek Mythology
Derived from ξενος (xenos)
meaning "foreigner, guest" and πατηρ (pater)
meaning "father" (genitive πατρος
XENOPHANES m Ancient Greek
Derived from the Greek elements ξενος (xenos)
"foreign, strange" and φανης (phanes)
"appearing". This name was borne by an ancient Greek philosopher and poet from the 5th century BC.
XENOPHILIUS m Literature
Variant form of XENOPHILUS
. This particular form seems to not ever have been borne by someone in real life, so this is best suited for the Literature category, as the name has been used by British author J.K. Rowling in her "Harry Potter" books, which feature a character named Xenophilius Lovegood.
XENOPHILOS m Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek ξενος (xenos)
"foreign, strange" combined with Greek φιλος (philos)
XENOS m Greek
Derived from Greek ξενος (xenos) meaning "stranger, foreigner".
XENOTHEMIS m Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek ξένος (xenos)
meaning "foreign, strange" as well as "foreigner, guest" combined with the Greek noun θέμις (themis)
meaning "law of nature, divinely ordained justice, that which is laid down" (see THEMIS
XENU m Mythology
Possibly based on Greek ξενος (xenos)
meaning "foreigner, guest, stranger". This is the name of an alien that appears in Scientology.
XERACH m Spanish (Canarian)
Derived from Guanche *šərak
, a masculine plural noun meaning "bad omens". This was recorded as the name of a 17-year-old Guanche girl from Tenerife who was sold at the slave market in Valencia in 1497... [more]
XEWALI f Assamese
Assamese feminine name meaning "night-flowering jasmine".
XEYON m English (American)
Xeyon is a masculine given name. It means “the ocean of wisdom people or maesters“. It originates from a masculine or feminine Chinese given name Ziyang (子洋), in which Zi(子) means son/wisdom people/subset, yang(洋) means ocean/fashion/western.
XHEVAHIR m Albanian
Albanian name meaning "jewel", "diamond", "precious stone(s)", "gem" and "pearl".
XI f & m Chinese
Meaning "careful" or "happiness."
XIAN f Chinese
From Chinese 仙 (xiān) meaning "immortal, transcendent, celestial being, fairy", used in Daoist philosophy.
XIANGRU m Chinese
From a combination of the characters 相 (xiàng, meaning “visage” or “chancellor”) and 如 (rú, meaning “like, resemblance”). This is the name of Lin Xiangru (蔺相如), a famous statesman and diplomat during the Chinese Warring States period (475 - 221 BCE)... [more]
XIANWU m Chinese
From a combination of the characters 献 (xian, meaning “to offer”) and 舞 (wu, meaning “dance”). This was the name of Marquis Ai of Cai, who ruled the state of Cai during the Chinese Spring and Autumn Period (770 - 473 BCE).
XIAOBAI m & f Chinese
A combination of the characters 小 (xiǎo, meaning "little") and 白 (bái, meaning "white"). This was the name of Duke Huan of Qi (齐桓公), a ruler of the state of Qi during the Chinese Spring and Autumn Period (770 - 473 BCE)... [more]
XIAOGANG m Chinese
From Chinese 小 (xiǎo)
meaning "small, little" or 晓 (xiǎo)
meaning "dawn, daybreak" or "to know, to understand" combined with 刚 (gāng)
meaning "firm, strong" or "just, exactly"... [more]