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Updated: Jul 11, 2024 | 👁️ 33 Views | 🔊 16 Pronunciations
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Gender: Male

Origin: Latin

Meaning: Bright, Splendid

Pronunciation: Zey-vee-er, /ˈzeɪvɪər/, Z EY V Y ER

Popularity Rank: #960

On this page:

  • 1. Xavier Meaning
  • 2. Xavier Pronunciation Guide
  • 3. Record your pronunciation of Xavier
  • 4. Translations of Xavier
  • 5. Xavier Name Popularity
  • 6. Xavier popularity in U.S.
  • 7. Famous People with Name Xavier
  • 8. Latest News about Xavier
  • 9. Nicknames for Xavier
  • 10. Xavier Name Poster
  • 11. Names similar to Xavier

Xavier Meaning

Derived from the Basque place name Etxeberria, meaning 'the new house'. It was first used as a given name by Saint Francis Xavier, a pioneering Christian missionary. Xavier is also known for his strong and adventurous spirit.

Xavier also means "Bright, Splendid, The Helper, New House, Owner of a New Home, Saviour".

Xavier is commonly found in France, United States of America, Spain, and 88 more countries.

Xavier Pronunciation Guide

Phonetic Pronunciation: Zey-vee-er

IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet): /ˈzeɪvɪər/

ARPAbet phonetic pronunciation: Z EY V Y ER

Z: Pronounce as in "zoo" (Z UW)

EY: Pronounce as in "they" (DH EY)

V: Pronounce as in "van" (V AE N)

Y: Pronounce as in "yes" (Y EH S)

ER: Pronounce as in "bird" (B ER D)

This pronunciation guide uses the ARPABET system, a phonetic notation developed by the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) for speech recognition systems. Each ARPABET symbol corresponds to a distinct sound in English. For example, 'JH' represents the sound as in 'joke,' 'AA' represents the sound as in 'father,' and 'N' represents the sound as in 'no.'

The pronunciation guide was generated using the CMU Pronouncing Dictionary, a public domain resource for phonetic pronunciations of words.

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Translations of Xavier

Xavier Name Popularity

At NamesLook, the name Xavier is recorded 67,265 times globally, ranking it as the 960th most common name worldwide.

Xavier is most prevalent in France, with 27,268 occurrences, making it the 125th most popular name in the country.

In France, the name Xavier is found among 1 in every 48 people, showcasing its highest frequency there.

Xavier Popularity by Country

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France#1251 : 48
United States of America#5801 : 186
Spain#2381 : 81
Belgium#1411 : 84
Mexico#6091 : 302
Colombia#1,2911 : 945
Panama#1951 : 196
Singapore#3811 : 554
South Africa#2,0281 : 2,438
Peru#1,0571 : 1,084
Canada#7121 : 462
Portugal#3411 : 233
Ecuador#601 : 93
Switzerland#4141 : 292
Cameroon#4891 : 695
Italy#2,8241 : 1,939
United Kingdom#1,7651 : 997
Bolivia#7681 : 651
Chile#1,1201 : 1,140
Malaysia#2,5011 : 3,918
Netherlands#1,6121 : 916
Saudi Arabia#6,8761 : 7,881
United Arab Emirates#2,2431 : 2,868
Brazil#2,3111 : 2,445
Oman#2,2691 : 2,635
Kuwait#1,8881 : 2,831
Hong Kong#1,2901 : 1,928
Costa Rica#1,0561 : 737
Mauritius#5371 : 636
Luxembourg#2111 : 247
Puerto Rico#1431 : 189
Jamaica#3971 : 568
Nigeria#4,9991 : 8,225
Qatar#2,2571 : 3,416
India#4,4951 : 6,620
Argentina#1,3871 : 1,649
Guatemala#1,5921 : 1,949
Angola#4771 : 2,427
Germany#4,1501 : 3,780
Uruguay#1,2981 : 1,325
Bahrain#1,8301 : 3,151
Morocco#9,3311 : 12,244
China#9131 : 2,207
Philippines#1,6461 : 3,679
Bangladesh#6,7061 : 9,642
Algeria#16,0811 : 29,565
Poland#1,4061 : 1,824
Namibia#1,1951 : 3,189
Ireland#2,2541 : 2,383
Taiwan#1,8351 : 5,773
Macao#1,7541 : 3,739
Tunisia#11,6151 : 19,716
Japan#2,3951 : 4,338

List of countries the name Xavier is rarely found

Xavier popularity in U.S.


This chart displays the ranking of the name Xavier from 1980 to 2023, based on the most recent data from the U.S. Social Security Administration.

Famous People with Name Xavier

  • Xavier (wrestler)
    Xavier (wrestler) is a Wrestler from US.
  • Xavier Abraham is a Bookseller from Spain.
  • Xavier Abreu Sierra is a Politician from Mexico.
  • Xavier Abril is a Writer from Peru.
  • Xavier Accart is a Historian from France.
  • Xavier Adibi is a Football from US.
  • Xavier Adsera is a Business from Spain.
  • Xavier Agenjo is a Librarian from Spain.
  • Xavier Aguado is a Football from Spain.
  • Xavier Albertí
    Xavier Albertí is a Theatre from Spain.
  • Xavier Albó
    Xavier Albó is a Jesuit from Bolivia.
  • Xavier Alcalá
    Xavier Alcalá is a Writer from Spain.
  • Xavier Aldekoa is a Journalist from Spain.
  • Xavier Alexander is a Basket from US.
  • Xavier Aliaga is a Journalist from Spain.
  • Xavier Ameil is a Film from France.
  • Xavier Amigo is a Driver from Spain.
  • Xavier Amorós Solà
    Xavier Amorós Solà is a Poet from Spain.
  • Xavier Anchetti is a Fencer from France.
  • Xavier Antich is a Philosopher from Spain.
  • Xavier Arbós Marín
    Xavier Arbós Marín is a Academic from Spain.
  • Xavier Areny is a Sport from Andorra.
  • Xavier Armange is a Writer from France.
  • Xavier Armendáriz
    Xavier Armendáriz is a Lawyer from Chile.
  • Xavier Arnozan is a Physician from France.
  • Xavier Arreaga is a Football from Ecuador.
  • Xavier Arsène-Henry
    Xavier Arsène-Henry is a Architect from France.
  • Xavier Atencio is a Lyricist from US.
  • Xavier Atkins is a Actor from United Kingdom.
  • Xavier Aubryet is a Writer from France.
  • Xavier Autrey is a Business from Mexico.
  • Xavier Avery is a Baseball from US.
  • Xavier Azuara Zúñiga
    Xavier Azuara Zúñiga is a Politician from Mexico.
  • Xavier B. Fernández
    Xavier B. Fernández is a Writer from Spain.
  • Xavier Baeselen is a Politician from Belgium.
  • Xavier Barachet is a Handball from France.
  • Xavier Barbier de Montault is a Historian from France.
  • Xavier Barcons is a Astronomer from Spain.
  • Xavier Barios is a Skier from Andorra.
  • Xavier Baron is a Journalist from France.
  • Xavier Barquet is a Actor from US.
  • Xavier Barral i Altet is a Art_historian from Spain.
  • Xavier Barrau is a Football from France.
  • Xavier Barreras is a Football from Mexico.
  • Xavier Barroso Mayordomo is a Sport from Spain.
  • Xavier Barrón Cebreros
    Xavier Barrón Cebreros is a Lawyer from Peru.
  • Xavier Barsalou-Duval
    Xavier Barsalou-Duval is a Politician from Canada.
  • Xavier Bartlett is a Cricket from Australia.
  • Xavier Basiana is a Architect from Spain.
  • Xavier Batalla is a Essayist from Spain.

📰 Latest News about Xavier

Stay updated with the most recent news about Xavier. Read on to catch up with Xavier's latest headlines

Last Updated: May 26, 2024 10:42 PM (GMT + 5.30)

  • Wellsville Track and Field: Sophmore Xavier Scott wins Section V title, breaks school record - THE WELLSVILLE SUN - THE WELLSVILLE SUN
    Source: THE WELLSVILLE SUN | Published on: May 25, 2024
  • Xavier Numia runs 35m to score the first try for the Hurricanes against the Chiefs - Stuff
    Source: Stuff | Published on: May 25, 2024
  • Duke Energy crews complete repairs after 'major gas leak' at Xavier University - WLWT Cincinnati
    Source: WLWT Cincinnati | Published on: May 25, 2024
  • Conductor François-Xavier Roth Faces Sexual Harassment Allegations - The Violin Channel
    Source: The Violin Channel | Published on: May 25, 2024
  • ‘Major’ gas leak that closed Xavier University repaired - FOX19
    Source: FOX19 | Published on: May 24, 2024
  • Xavier University closed due to gas leak - Cincinnati - WCPO 9 Cincinnati
    Source: WCPO 9 Cincinnati | Published on: May 24, 2024
  • Xavier McKinney believes Packers' defense 'could be really special' - Packers.com
    Source: Packers.com | Published on: May 24, 2024
  • St. John's Advances to Championship Saturday with 8-7 Victory over Xavier - St. Johns Athletics
    Source: St. Johns Athletics | Published on: May 24, 2024
  • Big East Tournament: Xavier falls to St. John's, will face Georgetown - The Cincinnati Enquirer
    Source: The Cincinnati Enquirer | Published on: May 24, 2024
  • Billionaire Xavier Niel Weighs Potential Buyout Bid for Millicom - Bloomberg
    Source: Bloomberg | Published on: May 24, 2024

Nicknames for Xavier

X-Man, Xavi, X, X-Ray, Xander, Xie, Xave, Xav, X-Maniac, X-Factor

Xavier Name Poster

Xavier Name Poster

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