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What does Xanthe mean?

Xanthe Pronunciation of Xanthe [xan-the] as a girls' name is pronounced ZAN-thah. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Xanthe is "yellow, blonde".

Associated with: greek, yellow (golden).


Xanthe has 3 variants: Xantha, Xanthia and Zantha.

Creative forms:
(female) Nathe, Xithe, ..


Middle name pairings:
Xanthe Kaleigh (X.K.), ..

How popular is Xanthe?

Xanthe is an uncommon given name for women. Xanthe is an equivalently rare surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Xanthe has yet to be listed in the Top 2000 so far. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Xanthe name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Xanthe outside U.S.

Similar Names

Xanthe is alike in pronunciation to Cynth. Other suggested similar names are Agathe, Agnethe, Anthe, Berthe, Blanche, Blithe, Blythe, Calanthe, Cathe, Cleanthe, Clianthe (see Cliantha), Dianthe, Edithe, Edythe, Evanthe, Faithe, Faythe, Grethe, Iantha, Ianthe, Iolanthe, Jacinthe, Jacynthe, Jolanthe, Kaethe, Kathe, Klianthe, Leithe, Lethe, Marthe, Olathe, Panthea, Ruthe, Xandra and Yolanthe. These names tend to be more frequently used than Xanthe.

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