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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.

There are 2 feminine forms of Xavier: Javiera and Xaviera.


Popularity

Xavier is a very popular first name for males (#587 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#12285 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Xavier for boys (2014 statistics).


Top 1000 baby names ranking of Xavier name in U.S.

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Xavier and its variant forms. Variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Javier, Savion, Xavi, Xavier and Zavier. (2014 statistics).


Top 1000 baby names ranking of Javier, Savion, Xavi, Xavier, Zavier in U.S.

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


Similar Names

A suggested similar baby name is Havier. This name tends to be less commonly used than Xavier.

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