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Xavier meaning and name origin
Xavier \x(a)-vier\ as a boy's name is pronounced ecks-ZAY-vee-er, ZAY-vee-er. It is of Basque origin, and the meaning of Xavier is "new house". From Etcheberria. Saint Francis Xavier was a 16th-century Jesuit missionary who took Christianity to the East Indies and Japan. Band leader Xavier Cugat; baseball player Javier Lopez.
Xavier has 12 variant forms: Javier, Ksawery, Saverio, Saviero, Savion, Savyon, Xathieur, Xavi, Xaviell, Xayvion, Xever and Zavier.
Baby names that sound like Xavier are Safir, Sauveur, Saphir, Savoy, Severo, Zafar, Zaphar, Zefir, Zayfir and Zayfeer.
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Popularity of Xavier
Xavier is a very popular first name for men (#587 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#12285 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)
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