Xenia

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…

Xylia

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

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…