Xavier: baby boy name meaning and popularity

Xavier

Derived from a Basque place name meaning “the new house,” Xavier is a popular name among Catholic families, and people who enjoy the letter “x.” You can pronounce it either ex-ZAY-vee-er or just ZAY-vee-er, so that’s neat. OPTIONS.

Nicknames:

Xavi, or just the trendy-cool-mysterious X.

Famous people named Xavier:

Saint Francis Xavier; painter Xavier Cortada; Disney animator Xavier Atencio; basketball player Xavier Silas.

Fun fact:

Xavier Roberts invented Cabbage Patch Kids dolls, and every CPK butt bears his signature.

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