Xavier comes from the name of the Jesuit missionary saint Francis Xavier, where Xavier stands for his birthplace of Javier (Xabier in Basque; Xavier in Old Spanish) in Navarre. The toponym is itself the romanization of the Basque place-name (and surname) etxe berri, meaning 'new house' or 'new home'.
What is the meaning of the name xzavier?
Xzavier is a modern Americanized spelling variation of the Spanish name Xavier. The name Xavier comes from a Basque surname which originated as a place name, from the Basque word “Etcheberria” meaning “the new house”. Xavier is the heavily altered Spanish form of this medieval Basque name.
What does the name Javier mean in English?
Javier (pronounced [xaˈβje?]) is the Spanish spelling of the masculine name Xavier. The name derives from the Catholic Saint called Francis de Xavier, where Xavier refers to the saint's birthplace.