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)  


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…