Xavier - boys name

Xavier name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 96%

Xavier name meaning:

The name Xavier is of Basque origin and has various interpretations. One popular meaning of the name is "bright" or "splendid," derived from the Basque word "etxaberri," which combines "etxe" meaning "house" and "berri" meaning "new." This interpretation suggests that those named Xavier may bring light and positivity to their surroundings, illuminating the lives of others.

Another interpretation of Xavier is "the new house," which can be seen as a symbolic representation of new beginnings or a fresh start. This meaning signifies the potential for growth, change, and transformation in the lives of individuals named Xavier.

Overall, the name Xavier is associated with brightness, optimism, and the potential for new beginnings. It suggests that those who bear this name may possess a radiant personality and the ability to adapt and thrive in various situations.

Origin: Arabic



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Overall UK ranking: 206 out of 4789

263 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (605)

Historical popularity of Xavier

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