What does Xia mean?
Xia [xia] as a name for girls is of Greek derivation, and the meaning of the name Xia is "guest, stranger". Xia is a version of Xenia (Greek).
Associated with: greek.
(female) Xania, Xiaxy, ..
(male) Xiaer, Xiavi, ..
How popular is Xia?
Xia is an uncommon first name for women but a very popular last name for all people (#14745 out of 150436, Top 10%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Which version is better?with its source form and related girl names. Below is a charted study of the history of the girl name Xia and corresponding names. Zaina (#1862 last year), Zina, Zena, Xena and Xenia are the popular alternative forms of Xia (not in Top 2000) listed in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Zenia, are uncommon. Usage of these relations of Xia was at its apex 2 decades ago (average #1618) and has become much diminished since, with the form Xena becoming somewhat dated. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Xia is alike in pronunciation to Cha-, Sha-, Shae, Shay and Shea. Other suggested similar names are Gia▲, Kia▼, Lia▲, Mia▲, Nia▲, Pia, Ria, Tia▼ and Zia. These names tend to be more frequently used than Xia.See names in meaning and etymology.