Xeno is an Ancient Greek female name, the feminine form of Xenon meaning “foreigner, guest” from Ancient Greek xenos (foreigner; stranger, guest) which seems likely to be derived from a Pre-Greek origin. Xeno is absolutely NOT related to Zeno, another Greek name that comes from a different source, related to the name of the Greek god Zeus. Origin:…


Xenia is a Greek female name as well as an Ancient Greek concept of hospitality, especially to strangers and those who seek shelter far from home. It was considered such an important concept that it was even given as an epithet of the god Zeus, Zeus Xenios, the protecter of guests. There are often stories in Greek…


Xavier comes from the name of a Basque place name, Etxeberria meaning “the new house” and is also a Portuguese and Catalan surname originating from the given name. Origin: Basque Variants: Zavier (English) Xavior (English) Xzavier (English) Javier (Spanish) Xabier (Basque, Galician) Saveriu (Corsican) Xaver (German) Saverio (Italian) Ksawery (Polish)   Female forms: Xaviera (English) Javiera…


Xoel (the x is pronouced like a sh sound; Forvo) is the Galician form of Joel, which comes from Hebrew Yo’el meaning “Yahweh is God”. Origin: Hebrew Variants: Joel (English, Spanish, Portuguese, Swedish, Finnish) Yoel (Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew) Yo’el (Hebrew) Ioel (Biblical Greek) Iohel (Biblical Latin) Joël (French, Dutch) Gioele (Italian)  


Xenon is an Ancient Greek male name meaning “foreigner, guest” from Ancient Greek xenos (foreigner; stranger, guest) which seems likely to be derived from a Pre-Greek origin. Xenon is also the name of a chemical element. Origin: Ancient Greek Female forms: Xeno (Ancient Greek) Xena (English) Xenia (Greek, Ancient Greek) Zena (English) Zeena (English) Zenia (English…


Xylia is a female name based on Ancient Greek xýlo meaning “wood”. It derives from a PIE root word. Origin: Proto-Indo-European Variants: Xyla (Greek) Zylia (English) Zyla (English)   Male forms: Xylon (Greek) Zylon (English)  


Xarles is the Basque form of Charles which derives from Germanic Karl from Proto-Germanic *karilaz meaning “free man”, used to refer to men who were not thralls or servants but who still lived at the bottom of society so it connotes the idea of a free man. Origin: Proto-Germanic Variants: Charles (English, French)  


Xena is a variant of Xenia, an Ancient Greek female name meaning “hospitality” from Greek xenos (foreigner, guest). In ancient Greece, xenia was the Greek concept of hospitality towards strangers or friends. It was even an important aspect to the Greek gods, one of the epithets accorded to the god Zeus being Zeus Xenios, the protector of guests and the patron of…


Xerxes (pr. zurk-seez) is the Greek form of Persian Khshayarsha meaning “ruler over heroes” or “ruler among kings” or even “hero among heroes”. Origin: Old Persian Variants: Khshayarsha (Ancient Persian) Khashayar (Persian) Ahasuerus (Hebrew)  


Xylander seems to have originated as a surname made up of Greek elements xylon (wood, forest) and andros (man) meaning “wood man” or “man of the forest”. It was the surname of Wilhelm Holtzman (a German classic scholar in the 16th century) who changed his last name to Xylander which translates into the same meaning as Holtzman, though whether he…