What does Xavier mean?
The meaning of Xavier is "new house".
Xavier is generally used as a boy's name.
It consists of 6 letters and 3 syllables and is pronounced eg-Zay-vi-er, Zay-vi-er.
The Given Name Xavier
It derives from the Basque Etxa berri meaning "new house".
It's usage as a given name probably stemmed from the popularity of Saint Francis Xavier who was one of the founding members of the Society of Jesus (the Jesuits).
Xavier falls into the college or university name category.
Some famous bearers of this name include: Xavier Barachet, and Xavier Su'a Filo.
In contrast, the year before it ranked 89 in baby name popularity for boys with 4,489 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.
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Xavier Related Names
Xavier has the diminutive (nickname) Xavi.
- Xavier Barachet ~ Handball Player
- Xavier Su'a Filo ~ Football Player
Xavier Name Fun
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