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Xavier meaning

: Bright, Splendid, New House

Xavier Name Information

Gender 🧑 Boy
Pronunciation 📣 \egs-zay-vee-ur\
Number of People 👶 140,000
Rate in 2021 155
Numerology 🔢 7
Name origin 🌍 Spanish
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Xavier Name Meaning

The given name ‘’ Xavier ‘’ is a masculine name derived from the 16th century. It is originally Arabic and has come from the name of the Jesuit – the Society of Jesus -  missionary saint Francis Xavier.

This name has also Basque origin and the meaning of that is ‘’ new house ‘’. The given name is mostly given to boys and the reversed form is ‘’ Reivax ‘’ which can be interesting for some families who want to select this name for their baby.

This name is a popular choice mostly in the US. This is one of the common names that start with ‘’ X ‘’, that’s why this is rare! It is better to say that this name has not been overly used yet!

The pronunciation of this name is completely different in comparison with other Basque names. It is pronounced differently and interestingly, it starts with ‘’ Z ‘’, Actually it is pronounced like ‘’ Zavier ‘’. Also traditionally, it has a different pronunciation and it starts with ‘’ H ‘’ more like ‘’ HAH – vee – yay !‘

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The popularity of the name Xavier

Although it is a strong belief that gender is not effective, but in this case ‘’ Xavier ‘’ is only used for baby boys till now. This name has been very popular and also rare at the same time. It arrived in the 890th spot on the top 1000 boy names’ graph in the year 1948. Until 2000 it made a steady climb in popularity and eventually hit the top 100 baby names, at 94th position. Since then the name ‘’ Xavier ‘’ fall within the top 100 names. It also has a peak year in popularity that was the years 2007 and it sat at 68th place.

Xavier in other languages

’ Javier ‘’ and ‘’ Xabier ‘’ which are Spanish & ‘’ Xzavier ‘’ and ‘’ Zavier ‘’ are American forms of the given name.

Famous people named Xavier

‘’ Xavier Adibi ‘’ is an American NFL player

‘’ Xavier Abraham ‘’ and ‘’ Xavier Abril ‘’ are two of the poets named Xavier, one of them Spanish and the other one is Peruvian originally.

‘’ Xavier Blum Pinto ‘’ an Ecuadorian Artist

 

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01/14/2024 00:00:00

I think a good middle name for Xavier would be like Justin, Travis, Daniel, William, Jack, or John. idk i think those sound well w/ xavier

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01/14/2024 00:00:00

We named our son Zavier Neal. I think it is a great name, very strong and also not very common.

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01/14/2024 00:00:00

Someone corrected me long time ago and told me that the X in Xavier was pronounced as if it were a "Z", and I never forgot it.

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01/14/2024 00:00:00

I love this name its my first borns name (Xavier Jesus Aguilar)

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01/14/2024 00:00:00

I have a friend who can not spell worth a crap. He can spell as good as a 2nd grader and his girlfriend not much better. I seen'there kids social security card and they spelled his middle name Exavior. I have never heard of that and told them that it was wrong, and they should change it because It's gonna embarrass the boy that his middle name is not spelled correctly. She'said I named him after'st. Xavier, and I told her it was not spelled like that. Then'they said they seen'the name'spelled like that in baby name books. I have never'seen It'spelled like that before and am wondering if anyone else has. I think it looks ridiculous!

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01/14/2024 00:00:00

people always pronounce Xavier as X-Zavier, which seems silly to me because X is pronounced as a Z, not an X. We all learned that when we learned the alphabet, X is for xylophone. :) Even when I introduce our son as Xavier (pronounced Zavier), people say "ooooh! Hi X-Zavier." Seems as if we need to enroll our son as Zavier to get the pronunciation that we intended.

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01/13/2024 01:40:20

I am Xavier. Pronounced (here in English Canada) Ex Say Vee Er. Ancestry is French.. parents are from Spain. Parents pronounced it Ha Vee Er (the'spanish way). Never been'too crazy about the'spanish version. French pronounce It'sa Vee Aye. I pronounce It'say Vee Er.

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01/10/2024 00:47:16

We named our son Wyatt Stephen born (Oct 1, 2018). I loved the name Wyatt and It's not a vary popular name which I like. So far everyone has like his name and he fits his name very well.

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01/04/2024 14:35:42

We named our son Xavier and love it. My wife is Latina and on that'side they all pronounce it as Javier, which is fine by me and warrants no correction. I do get people in the U.S. trying to correct me with my own son's name telling me it is EX-avier. Not. I politely ask them if they make copies on an EX-erox machine, know of the Graak character EX-erxes, or follow the basketball team from EX-avier University....all pronounced Zavier, of course. When'they name their son Xavier they can pronounce it however they want. ;)

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01/01/2024 11:03:56

In Arabic, the letter 'v' does not exist, so am not sure that the origin cited here is correct.

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12/30/2023 00:17:16

My sister is named Xavier. ❤️❤️‍♀️

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12/27/2023 00:52:22

This is the name my husband picked for his daughter from a previous marriage. Everyone pronounces it wrong. It's supposed to be R-E aah nah, not Air-y anna. It bothe's me when people still say it the wrong way after we correct them.

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12/21/2023 00:52:02

My sons name. I love it we pronounce it Zhav ee ay. Spelt xavier. He is a placid, sensitive, considerate and very creative child. It upsets me how much negative reaction ive been subject to, when introducing him to people when he was younger.

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12/15/2023 05:51:28

We named our son Xavier in Jan. 2019 and I think it is a fabulous name! People comment that it is a cool name. However, almost EVERYONE pronounces it incorrectly, saying "Ex-zavier" when it is actually pronounced like "Zavier." People persist in saying it wrong even after hearing me pronounce it a million times!

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12/11/2023 19:51:46

There is really funny. Xavier Michael is one of my name choices out of five! But I love Xavier.

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12/09/2023 13:47:14

my brother nomed his son fabian xavier,i think it's the koolest name ever,not to mention the cutest baby ever!

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11/21/2023 18:46:00

In English any word beginning with an X is pronounced as a Z as in xylophone.

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11/16/2023 23:16:06

I thought it was funny because I have one son named Xavier and one named Nathaniel. I agree, not the right meaning, my boys are 8 and 6 now but I know that is not what I had read for Xavier originally.. . I swear a book had said "Warrior." Only now looking because my oldest daughter is questioning all of their meanings. . . P.S. my oldest is Bryan Xavier. (his father's first name). Xavier Bryan just didn't sound right, but everybody has been ok with going by the middle name!!

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11/14/2023 11:18:54

We named our son Xavier. We pronounce it "Zay-Vee-Er" as we understand that this is the classic pronounciation. I also think it rolls off the tongue better. I have to admit, however, that my initial exposure (and attraction) to the name began with those who pronounced it "Ex-Zay-Vee-Er" (e.g., Professor Xavier from the X-Men, Xavier McDaniel from the'seattle Supersonics). Also, my grandmother's name is Frances, so I like to think that his name works as an indirect tribute to her as well (Frances = Francis Xavier = Xavier).

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11/13/2023 02:41:36

My son's name is Xavier and I hate it when people pronounce it EXavier! I also don't like seeing it misspelt ie Zavier.

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11/12/2023 12:52:50

thinking of calling my baby Xavier if its a boy - It's a gorgeous name and not not well known in Liverpool

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11/09/2023 20:48:46

i am naming my son xavier frank. i love it cause u really dont ever hear that name.

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11/06/2023 14:03:02

WE named our son Zachariah because it means "God remembers". It was a particularly rough year for us and it was important to me that the name represented something. Naming him Zachariah instead of Zachary helps limit the popularity. So far, we don't call him Zach at all.

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10/24/2023 16:52:46

I love this name, I named my son Xavier, I wanted to choose a strong name for a strong little individual ... and he has lived up to it ... he is now 3 and the clever'st in his class, and such a vibrant little soul ... and he loves his name to bits .... We are South African and we pronounce it Zav-eeeR

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10/23/2023 17:22:06

my bro is named Xavier isnt it haspanic or something my brother is 5 years older than me he is five right now

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10/23/2023 02:22:48

people use to spell my name wrong. But now I get copliments for my name

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10/19/2023 08:09:22

im naming my son xavier as in X-avier not Zavier'sounds like a lazy way of saying it i love the name and not a lot of people have it but its however you like it your child your way. its just like the name kristen or kirsten. just a switch of the I and R

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10/15/2023 15:59:22

I love the name, only name we could pick and agree on and wouldnt have named my son anything different if i had a chance

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10/12/2023 15:59:12

@Ashley Nesbitt. What about Xavier Alexander, Xavier Phoenix, Xavier Lawrence, or Xavier Liam❤️

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10/10/2023 12:33:22

I GAVE MY SON THE NAME XAVIER BECAUSE It'sOUNDS POWERFUL I LOVE IT AND I HOPE HE DOES TOO WHEN HE GETS OLDER HES 8 MONTHS. I ALSO LOVE THE FACT THAT ITS NOT COMMON MANY GREAT PEOPLE HAD NOT SO COMMON NAMES OLVE U XAVIER

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10/06/2023 04:13:32

i know a guy mame xavier he was my friend in summer'school and besides xavier'sounds like a preety name

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10/02/2023 18:13:50

i've always loved this name. I love the way It'sounds when spoken, even'the way it looks when written. It's unique without sounding pretentious. We named our son Xavier Daniel. He is now 3yrs. old. We pronounce it Zay-vee-er and are sure to correct people who call him otherwise. My inlaws sometimes call him Javier (pronounced Ha-vee-er), which is also fine since that is how they would pronounce it in their native country of Colombia.

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10/02/2023 06:28:30

Javi is not even a Basque name as reported by a Spanish person on this log. It is derived from the Arab Habir meaning Bright

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09/24/2023 02:44:42

xavier alexander is a nice combo

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09/23/2023 23:13:06

My boy is 19...and has rocked the name his whole life...tho often'times called Xavi by all the cute girls who flock around.

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09/23/2023 19:41:30

didnt realise this lovely name was so popular in US - am a little put off now as I thought it was quite rare but still think its a great name with meaning

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09/19/2023 18:07:14

This is the name we picked out if we ever have a boy. We're going to pronounce it the Spanish way since it's a Spanish name. We're going to call him Xavi for short. And just in case anyone's interested, there's no "v" in Basque so this is the Spanish version. In Basque, it's written Xabier.

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09/17/2023 00:35:00

we love the name, our 3rd son.Its different

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09/11/2023 02:20:28

we named our son Xzavian. a little change from Xzavier...either way you have to put the X and Z in the'spelling bcuz we want it pronounced like that. if u didn't spell it like that it would be pronounced zav-ian. we want it pronounced X-zavian...people who r saying it is spelled wrong or saying It's improper english have no idea what they r talking about. It's not a word It's a name, thus it has no correlation with english or any other language. so go be bland and boring name your kid something plain like xavier or bob..instead of being imaginative and different

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09/08/2023 23:12:16

I LOVE THE NAME XAVIER! I NAMED MY SON XAVIER. MY HUSBAND'S SIDE OF THE FAMILY SAYS JAVIER WHICH I'm NOT CRAZY ABOUT AND MY SIDE OF THE FAMILY WHICH IS ETHIOPIAN WAS AGAINST THE NAME BECAUSE IN ETHIOPIAN IT MEANS GOD. BUT NOW THEY LOVE IT.

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09/01/2023 16:02:48

We spelt our daughters name Madaline as we liked the pronunciation Mada-Line better than Mada-Lynn. At six weeks she already gets Maddy, like her Dad Matty! Or Muddy as our 3 year old has taken'to calling her.

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08/22/2023 14:28:12

This is my name and It's awesome! I pronounce it "Va-le-ri-uh" in English though it Italian It's pronounced "va-lA-ri-uh"

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08/21/2023 01:44:02

My grand son is named Zavier. They were smart enough to just spell it with a "Z". He loves the nickname "Z-Man" and no one gets him confused with Xaviers. I do not even understand why people use the X.

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08/20/2023 00:27:34

My nephew was named Xavier and my family wasn't real sure about it, but it always seemed a nice name to me and it just took my family time to get used to it. His parents pronounce the 'X' like a 'Z'.

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08/03/2023 19:03:24

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08/01/2023 18:51:32

Great name. Its got to be Xavier (ZAVEYE) but ZAYVIE is also cool. Not sure about EXAVIER as It'sounds sci-fi. Reality is that this is a cool name.

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07/27/2023 13:39:44

Im13 and love my name but some people spell it wrong but whatever ❤️❤️❤️❤️

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07/26/2023 10:55:06

well my name is xI'mara and my experience with it was that on the first day at school my teache's will always way it wrong and i will be telling them how to pronounce it for like 5 mins and then'the whole class will help me, its funny but at first i didnt like it but now i do because no one else has it.

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07/25/2023 12:52:36

It's not really an unusual name. It's common here in Spain. Just make sure you pronounce is Sha-vi-err and not X-sa-vier

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07/13/2023 14:02:28

Our daughter is expecting son #2, and we're going to see if she uses It'since It's an ancestor in my husband's family line. Personally, I love it...It's strong and unique. I wouldn't care HOW anyone pronounces it, since It's only likely to be his middle name anyway. X is a great initial for a middle name. Xavier is used in many countries so of course it'll be pronounced differently. Let it. X marks the'spot with ME!

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07/08/2023 08:33:02

My parents named my younger brother Francis Xavier. For 50 years I pronounced it "X-Zavier". Never gave it any thought until I'moved to Cincinnati. Here there is an Xavier University and St. Xavier High School. Everyone here says "Zavier" and said I'mispronounce it. I thought they were dead wrong and ignored them (figuring it was some Ohioan speech defect). Now that our son is about to attend the high school, I finally researched it. They were right. It is correctly pronounced "Zavier". I was the one with the defect!

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06/27/2023 15:41:30

I named our son this, and most of the family hated it.. but i loved it. i have a very common name and therefore wanted none of my kids to have common names. my husband is german and all his family has very traditional catholic names... so they actually liked it alot after a while... but, just to keep the common, both kids have unusual first names but very common middle names... just in case.. :) and we pronounce it EX-zA-vee-r

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06/22/2023 01:58:20

i've always loved this name and named my first born son Xavier =) It's true that a lot of people comment on how cool that name is - but It's not common so most people ask how u spell it

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06/21/2023 14:13:00

Its originally a french name and the pronunciation is za-vee-yay or Sa Vee Aye. The americans pronounce it X-a-vee-er. Which i think is wrong. W all know how the English pronounce the letter X and nothing is wrong with that but i cant understand why the American pronunciation is like that i it. My surname is Xavier and i za-vee-yay, Jus as my father and his fathe's father fathe's father well u get my point. Wish the americans would stop butchering my name :) thnx

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06/20/2023 13:49:26

Our son's name is Xavier. We live near Ohio, where Xavier University is, and we pronounce it the truly CORRECT way, ZAVIER. We are Catholic and our priest reinforced this pronunciation,

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06/17/2023 17:56:08

Our 2nd son is called Xavier & people always comment on what a beautiful name it is. Such a cheeky gorgeous little guy, no one can resist him, I love the name more and more everyday.. shhh lets keep it to ourselves. The meaning in arabic is bright

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06/11/2023 12:56:02

Our son's middle name is Xavier. It is pronounced Zavier. People who say X-Zavier probably say X-ylophone which is also wrong. The only time X should be pronounced as Ex at the'start of a word is when it is hyphen'ted - eg. X-ray. The name is Xavier, not X-avier.

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06/09/2023 11:16:00

We are going to name our son Xavier But I also cannot find a middle name that I think goes well with the name

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06/05/2023 16:27:18

I'my self named my sone Xavier who was born December 10, 2018. I really love the name and I get lots of complements so far. It tends to be pronounced two ways "X-a-vier" and "Zavier"

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06/05/2023 14:06:14

My name is Xavier and the beauty of the name is you can pronounce it however you want even my parents dont always agree with how i pronounce it but for all of you who say "Its pronounced with a Z" or an X shut up, its the person with the name who decides how its pronounced Btw I pronounce my name EX-AY-VEE-ER

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05/31/2023 15:57:38

I just named my son Xavier. So far everyone who sees it writting mispronounces it Eks-zavier. I think i've cursed my son to a long life of correcting people.

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05/24/2023 03:48:24

My name is Xavier and, as a native English speaker, I have always has trouble with it. When I was named it was not a popular name, but that has gradually changed and people are more familiar with the name now. The English pronunciation of ek-ZAY-vee-yuhr is very harsh to my ear and I usually go simply by 'X'. The'spanish speakers who call me hah-VYAIR, and the French speakers who say zah-VYAY, endear the'selves to me easily. Is it any wonder my wife is latina.

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05/17/2023 06:20:50

my friends sister who got knocked up for the'second time is in labor with a boy she intends to name Xavier. i think It's kewl. :)

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05/17/2023 06:03:12

I'm going to name my son Xavier. I never hear that name anywhere. Most people i know don'tlike it or they say he is going to have a hard time spelling it. Kim

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05/15/2023 20:15:22

this is my 2 month old sons name. i thought i was the only one who spelled it this way till now. :( no one has pronounced it wrong yet but everyone misspells it. it is pronounced the'same as zachary. i originally was goin to spell it zachary but his initials were zak so i thought it would be cute to spell it zakary. so zak is his name and his initials.

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05/08/2023 23:23:04

Our baby boy is Xavier (Zay-vee-er) and when people say 'x-ay-vee-er' my husband says "sorry there's no eggs!" I'm sure that will wear thin once he's older!

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05/07/2023 22:59:30

My husband and I have always loved the name Xavier and always pronounced it with a Z. When we finally had our baby boy, we named him Xavier and i've been so surprised at how many people pronounce it "X-zavier". I'm sticking with the "Z" because I beli've It's correct, but sadly realizing that my son will deal with this his whole life.

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04/29/2023 00:09:32

My son's name is Xavier. We chose It'since I am Aussie and my husband is Peruvian because it was the only boy's name we could agree on that would work in Australia and Peru. I love it because it is unusual, without being pretencious and It'sounds strong. I pronounce it Zay-vee-er, my husband pronounces It'sar-vee-er and lots of people call him Javier. He answers to all three, but not to ecs-say-vee-er.

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04/28/2023 00:56:30

I want to call my son the name of a Marvel Comics character.

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04/25/2023 02:59:46

I think after 7 months of searching I think I found the name for my new son!

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04/16/2023 18:51:28

XD I didint like my name before when i was younger but i love it now.Some people call me moany or nai or nei nei and sum even Naoz o.o weird yes but i still love it <3 Sum people write it NaI'mi or noami but oh wellz >:D - Naomi aged 13

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04/14/2023 04:50:50

Besides the'stereotype that Americans tend to butcher words of any language they come across, perhaps the excuse in this case is the mass marketing campaign in the early ı80s involving a particular gentlemanıs signature that is tattooed on the behind of every authentic Cabbage Patch doll in existence. If you notice, the popularity of this name began to increase a short time after Mr. Rober'sı Cabbage Patch dolls were selling off of shelves like there was no tomorrow, especially around the time that the target market began to approach child-bearing age. It could be just a coincidence. Another'said trait of Americans is to go with names they recognize and this certainly qualifies because of the Cabbage Patch craze. This stereotypical trait explains not only why they choose the baby names they do, but also why they vote for whom they do. I am considering this for my sonıs name because it is a nice name with a lot of character and is still somewhat unique.

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04/13/2023 04:27:16

This has been a difficult name for me. It is more popular now than when I was born, but the English speaking world has traditionally had trouble pronouncing it and ex-AY-vyuhr just doesn't sound as nice as the French zahv-YAY or the'spanish Hahv-Yair.

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04/08/2023 14:32:24

We plan on naming our baby Caden Paul WillI'm. he's due in'two weeks and we're pleased to see so many people with positive thoughts about this lovely name. Amanda & Paul

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04/03/2023 17:16:42

I really love the name, whether it is pronounced x-avier or z-avier. I'might give it as a middle name though because it might be annoying for the child to have the confusion all the time with a first name.

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03/25/2023 08:09:34

this is my sons name...Xavier Lee. Lee is a family name. loved it. havent had so much luck naming my girl thats on the way. have NO CLUE what i want to name her. my husband wants ann in it alot of names go with ann or anna. ann is my middle name.

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03/24/2023 05:24:56

My name is Xavier but I pronounce it the'spanish variant "Javier."

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03/09/2023 23:37:22

My son is Xavier, He corrected everyone from the time he was 3 to pronounce it as Zavier. He is 9 now and has had so many people pronounce it wrong he answers to both.

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03/07/2023 15:11:46

We just named our son Xavier. We chose not to go with Xzavier, because we're not tards.

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03/03/2023 16:51:28

My sons name is Xavier, we say it X-zavier. as far as i knew it was always the correct way. then some DJ was on the radio ranting its zavier. So I know a Doctor whos father was from the general area the name possibly originated in, ive read of different possibilities of origin since its an old name. so i asked her how she and her family said it. she'said" to say it correctly, its X-zavier....

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02/24/2023 15:34:40

I LOVE THIS NAME!! MY FIRST SON WILL BE NAMED XAVIER!!!

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02/13/2023 20:39:42

I named my son Xavier David. I think it sounds strong...Love the name.

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02/09/2023 15:16:12

I am Spanish and my brother's name is Javier, pronounced Ha Vee Er, althoigh we always call him Javi (Ha Vee) I think it is a very nice name, I prefer the'spanish version. And actually it is not a french name, it doesn't come from latin languages but from Basque language.

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02/07/2023 06:50:36

My sons name is Exavier, its a good strong name and not very common. We pronounce it "Ex-Zay-Vee-Er" we are also hispanic and some family members pronounce it "Xa-Vee-Er" just like Javier but with an "X". we only hope he grows up to love it as much as we do, sense people will be pronouncing it in many ways.

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02/06/2023 23:12:08

i've always know to pronouce the X as an X, not a Z. zavyer just sounds dumb. people who pronounce it like that annoy me.

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01/30/2023 10:45:16

My name is Xavier and I pronounce it X-avier. It doesn't matter how the hell the name is spelled It's just how the person wants it to be pronounced. I have to say since I like it pronounced X and not Z, when people call me Zavier it gets a little annoying but i've learned to live with it. So therefor MY name is not ZAVIER It's XAVIER! Plus I love having X as a nickname!

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01/17/2023 14:10:16

This is not a pretty name its stuck between Alex and Ali, Lexie. I should have been named one of those.

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01/16/2023 02:54:16

I love the name Xavier It's my firstborns name. It is an absolutely amazing name.

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01/08/2023 10:38:10

I will be naming my son Xavier pronounced (ex-zavier) as in Charles Xavier from X-Men. I think if You're going to pronounce it Zavier then spell it with a Z and so on like if you want It'spanish sounding then Javier. It doesn't have to be hyphen'ted to pronounce the X as "ex". I really think It's just a preference. I want the name to sound more American so I choose "ex-zavier"

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12/29/2022 05:31:58

This will be my sons middle name (if we are having a boy1) Its a great strong name!!

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12/28/2022 03:57:52

My sons name is Xavier. And yes I say it just like this X avier. X for Xray. I dont see why It'should be said with a Z. Just sayin'. I was looking up a more deaper meaning for this name...from the bible. Read up on it.

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12/24/2022 08:33:54

I REALLY LIKE THE NAME XAVIER BECAUSE It's FRENCH 4 SPENDID

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12/22/2022 00:25:56

My son's name is Xavier. I know that in English any word beginning with an X is pronounced with a Z sound. Also, being from NYC, i've always known Xavier to be pronounced as Zavier, but quiet frankly, depending on my mood and the language that I'm speaking, I pronounce my sonıs name as Ex-zavier, Zavier, Ha-vier, or just plain old X-man (listed in preferred order). I think when he's old enough to choose, he will. Knowing a little something about the evolution of language (esp. the English language), I also beli've that there is not a "right way" but a standard (or popular) way to pronounce any name. Yes, ıtodayı, the ıZı pronunciation may be the ıcorrectı way of saying Xavier, but ıtomorrowı the emphasis maybe placed on the ıXı sound. Folks just need to respect how the "owner" of the name chooses to say it. How they pronounce their name will have nothing to do with ignorance, but everything to do with choice. cnc

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12/20/2022 01:24:36

My son is named xavier it does have arabic origin meaning splendid and is popular in the middle east

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12/18/2022 20:18:54

powerful and pretty all at the'same time! brilliant.

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12/15/2022 15:54:14

It's my name and I hate Zavier. Sorry guys but I like the X sound and it bothe's me when people say it with a Z.

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12/09/2022 15:18:38

We named our son Xavier (and pronounce with 'Z'). We love the name as it works in both french and english. We've had mixed reactions from friends and family but are confident that our baby boy will love this name growing up.

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12/08/2022 06:58:58

My oldest son's name is Xavier. I love this name! His personality totally matches his name! He is bright! We pronounce it ex-zay-vi-er. I call him Zay. His friends call him X.

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12/06/2022 09:08:10

Someone told me this name was greek and meant powerful one...wow, were they off.Thank you google lol

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12/03/2022 08:15:06

I just always figured that It'should be pronounced z-avier, because you wouldn't play an ex-ylophone.

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11/29/2022 10:12:26

I love this name - my son is called Xavier - he has a French dad. We live in Scotland so there are not many around but generally people know how to pronounce it - zaveeay!! Xavier rocks!

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11/26/2022 07:15:56

Im sorry I just dont think that a name'should start with the letter X.....

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11/24/2022 12:39:06

WE JUST HAD A SON AND WE NAMED HIM KAIDEN, EVERYONE LOVES IT AND ALL THE NURSES AT THE HOSPITAL SAID "WOW I LOVE THAT NAME HOW DID YOU COME UP WITH IT❤️" WE HAD NEVER KNOWN ANYONE WITH THAT NAME UNTIL WE DECIDED TO NAME OUR SON THAT, NOW WE HEAR IT AND OThe's THAT ARE VERY CLOSE TO IT.

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11/24/2022 12:03:50

I love the name xavier, pronounced which ever way! I was going to give my son joshua the middle name xavier but just decided to go with joshua anthony jr. I thought about naming my next baby (if it was a boy) xavier but my mother in law beat me to it!! I know kinda weird but aren't we all❤️! anyways we pronounce it as X-Zavier!!! who cares its your baby!!

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11/16/2022 01:16:50

My name is xavier n I loveit n screw u guys who dunt like it...

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11/12/2022 09:24:28

I appreciate the feedback. We are expecting and this name is at the top of the list. I happen'to like the "Exavier" pronunciation more, but do I really want my child to have to defend his name on a daily basis❤️ Hmm...much to think about. I guess I could just use an alternate spelling.

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11/08/2022 23:07:08

This is a great name! As you can probably tell, it is my name. I, however, spell my name DaiSha. The "a" sound is long, and people often say "Oh, like daisy." It was very unique, but I once thought it was too unique. Now, my husband and I have given our three girls even more unique names than mine, and I'm okay okay with that now. Very rarely do people pronounce my name correctly at first glance; they'll always say D-Shay or Deja, and it did bother me. I began to just correct them politely by answering their salutations "This is DaiSha" or "It's DaiSha--just change the 'y' to 'i' and add -sha." It's who I am now and I love it!!!

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10/28/2022 12:19:58

i have a daughter and her name is Xaviera shes beautiful , and its pronounce zaviera

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10/21/2022 09:52:38

My son's name is Evan Xavier. I did not decide this until four days before his birth but it has rolled off the tongue ever'since and as well many people have commented on the name'since it is so beautiful for a boy (Evan meaning 'young warrior' most commonly and Xavier meaning 'bright' most commonly - I also appreciate the meaning in his name)

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10/18/2022 21:55:26

I love the name Xavier but i don't like it spelled with an X any ideas❤️❤️❤️

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09/27/2022 11:01:50

My husband and I are trying for a baby and we decided on Xavier if we have a son. Its a very strong name and where we are from, its very uncommon. I cant believe it, but it was actually HIS idea and for once I actually like it! LOL We are still undecided on a middle name. His middle is Wade. Im not so sure if I like yet. Xavier Wade...does anyone like this or can you give me some ideas❤️

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09/16/2022 19:56:06

thinking of calling my boy Mackenzie and i will probably nick name him Mac or Macca hope he likes it...LOL....or i like the idea of Z as a nick name too.

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09/08/2022 01:13:00

Actually I think It's originally a Spanish name meaning "New House" .. My name is Xavier and in France we pronounce it GZavier (like the'same G as in goal + Zavier) so It's difficult to say in English...

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09/06/2022 18:39:08

I am naming my first boy Xavier. I will pronounce Zav-ier. Everyone keeps saying Egg-savier...

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08/29/2022 16:06:00

i still dont know how to pronounce it but i like the name paula xx

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08/07/2022 14:18:54

I chose this name for my unexpected 3rd son his middle name is Ka-na'i,Hawaiian for "conquer"

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07/08/2022 10:33:00

My name is Xavier and my life has been hell!! I'm a bully magnet with this stupid name in America. I will change it when I'm 21!

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07/01/2022 19:20:24

My son will be born on the 18 of Decemebr and that is his first name...because his mom just move in a new house...

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06/07/2022 15:13:48

My husband and I named our son Xavier (pronouced the Arabic way, X-A-VEE-ER) and were promptly "corrected" by my husands snobby brother who told us that it is pronounced as ZA-VEE-ER (latin). I'must say it felt good to tell Mr. Know-it-all brother-in-law that he was a short-sighted idiot and he'should expand his knowledge regarding the many different pronunciations and meanings of a name. We let our son decide which way he wants his name pronounced, but mostly he is just called "X", "X-Man" "Zavee" or "Zav", he also likes "X-Ray". He loves his name and the fact that it has different pronunciations. He will often meet new people and give them a different pronunciation just because they are all his name and he likes them all.

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06/06/2022 02:37:48

Great name and it is pronounced as if the X was a Z. That is how X is pronounced! Its a very common middle name among Catholics, typically with the first name Francis because of St. Francis Xavier. A lot of Irish and Italian-Americans named "Frank" have a given name of "Francis Xavier"

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05/29/2022 10:42:54

Our son is Xavier but people constantly start it with a Z even family member and he is now 5. He corrects people saying X av ier is my name. His 3 year old brother calls him Xavie. Our surname is Rober's hence he was given a couple cabbage patch dolls which have his name on their bums when he was born.

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05/11/2022 13:34:48

if this baby is a boy i want to call him xavier but i want it pronounced with the x. possably xavier grey, whatever i love the name

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04/17/2022 02:09:00

we are naming out son xavier thomas its a unique name

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04/12/2022 16:00:36

It doesnt matter how It's pronounced. It's pronounced the way you want it if your name is Xavier. My boyfriend's name is Xavier and he pronounces it with the (EX). so that's how I say it.

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03/20/2022 06:12:00

i really like the name xavier... my boyfriend came up with it and i fell in love with it when he said it would be our little boys name... what middle name should i pick out for him❤️

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03/18/2022 20:20:42

My son is called Xavier and we pronounce it the French way as his Dad is French and that is Za-vee-ay. He loves it as there are so many famous footballers with the'same name. We go to Spain each year and there he is referred to as Javier (in the region we go to its pronounced ha-bee-er).

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03/09/2022 10:20:24

My fiance and I have been talking about the future, after we get married and have children. Well his name is chris and a strong name would be for us is Christian Xavier that just has a ring to it. Xavier is a strong name for a strong beautiful baby boy!

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02/28/2022 05:49:30

I named my son Xavier. He is always complimented on his name. But sometimes people pronounce his name "zavier" because they say the X should be silent. My son is now 3 and It's hard for him to pronounce his own name.

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02/23/2022 04:07:48

We have a baby due in three weeks and if It's a girl she will be called Quinn Rae. I have only ever known it as being a girls name'so I see it as being very feminine and pretty. My husband and I got the idea from the character on the'show One Tree Hill. Rae is a family name from way back and has been used for both sexes (except spelt as Ray for males). If we have a boy his name will be Benjamin Ray, but I'm secretly hoping It's a girl as I LOVE the name Quinn so much!

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02/22/2022 10:44:42

I OVE THE NAME xavier my boyfriends names is theat

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02/21/2022 21:56:06

Actuallt it can be proniunced 'Xavier' or 'Zavier' in english, depending on whether it is of arabic or basque origin. It'should be spelt Xavier, but is some times spelt Zavier in modern english

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01/30/2022 07:20:24

If pronounced properly (not ex-avier as in X men, but "ha-vee-er" It's quite nice. My uncle's name is Xavier, one of the most inteligent men i've ever known, philosopher and all, he'studied the etymology of the name and also found out that people with this name (and most names with X) tend to give out a strong aura of developed intelect.

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01/24/2022 12:15:36

My son is named Xavier. This name comes from the'saint St. Francis Xavier, who was borned in a castle named Xavier. In basc, the language of our country (Basc Country, in Spain) means "the new house". So, the'saint was Francisco from the new house. By the way, this castle and its town are located very near to Pamplona, famous city; Hemingway, Sanfermines... Kisses!!!

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01/19/2022 04:09:36

The fact that a horrible man owned this name has forever ruined it for othe's. If a white boy for example was named Adolf, then his classmates learn in school about the Nazis, he would get picked on, and could even be at the end of a horrible hate crime. This could ruin the child's life. I would never name my child this. Even if the parents are not racist and just liked the name, othe's will not know that. And this could backfire in the parent's faces as well in the form of vandalI'm, threats, and much worse crimes.

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01/13/2022 09:59:42

I went to Xavier University, and so many people outside of Cincinnati pronounced it Eggs-avier. That was really annoying, but since I have pride, I correct anyone who mispronounces it.

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01/11/2022 14:04:30

We named our son Xavier. I truely fell in love with it and now its becoming more popular little by little. I think it is so unique and cool. I want to name all of my future children cool names just like this one. P.S. Another name i was considering was Roman, i think it is a great strong name, but my husband was not to keen on it!

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01/07/2022 23:09:00

my sons name is xavier but i spell it differently xzayvier and people like it

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12/29/2021 04:54:36

Xavier what a odd name no offense but its unique so i like it! it funny though!

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12/25/2021 07:34:48

we are expecting twin boys we have chosen Xavier Michael Leo. We both seen Xavier and loved the name so now its just baby boy number two we have to name lol I want a unique name any suggestions❤️❤️

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11/10/2021 21:36:18

I have a son named Xavier and all I ever hear is what a great name.

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10/27/2021 23:37:48

This is my name and I really do like it! I have am called Lex & Lexi. Its a really easy name to spell and to pronounce.

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10/21/2021 12:59:42

We named our son Xavier (prounced correctly with a "Z") and almost everyone pronounces it incorrectly (with an "ex") but I expected that when I named him so it doesn't bother me. It is weird how English speaking people are unable to prounce a simple "x" word like that when'they have no problem with xylophone. It is kind of annoying though that whenever'someone needs to spell his name (doctor's office, etc) I tell them what it is and they spell it with a "Z".

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10/20/2021 09:32:42

My excellent boyfriend name is xavier. I pronounce it x ay ve er. It'sounds right to me cause that's the way we pronounce it here but he's from the french carribean and there he'says they say yav vay. I think its sexy the french way lol. But It'sounds weird to hear me say it. Anyways later on down the line. We love the name'so much he wants to name our girl zi na. Its beautiful. Anyways its a beautiful name for a beautiful man. Peace!

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10/16/2021 06:43:30

My brother gave his first son this stupid name, and I'll never talk to my brother again. There's no f@#$ing way I'm ever validating that'stupid Sci-FI'movie name by acknowledging my brother. He wants to be offensive and slander the family name, screw it, I'll have nothing to do with it.

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10/08/2021 15:43:30

This is my all time favorite name! I want to name my first son this, but Im not pregnant nor married. I think my boyfriend is hoping I will start to like a new name by then lol

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10/01/2021 21:46:12

Most people in the U.S have the grammar abilities of a fifth grade child ( check local news "journalists" as an example..). The first person on national tv to mispronounce Xavier was Archie Bunker...when he did so ,the educated audience( compared to today's illiterates)roared in laughter at his gaffe. They ALL knew it was incorrect. Bunker mangled many words for his skits. It was all part of his "uneducated" character.

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09/11/2021 08:35:06

My baby boy's name is Xavier and I absolutely love it. I use the Catalonian pronunciation "chabeer" or "chabi" for short. People have a hard time pronouncing it though and think he's called "Charly". But it got better after the'soccer world cup with two Xavi's on the'spanish team ;-)

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08/22/2021 04:33:00

this has been my favorite girls name'since I was 16 and still is, my husband and I are planning on naming our baby girl Keeley when we finally have one! :D

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08/15/2021 10:35:42

Xavier is the best name ever. it is so cool shake and bake yeah

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08/01/2021 03:28:12

Xavier is such a sultry and powerful name at the'same time when pronounced the French way, using the French accent or even in english. My boyfriend's name was Xavier and it was such a delight to my ears just to hear his name being said. Short forms could be "xav"(pronounced: Zav), "xavy" (pronounced: Zav-ee. Any baby with such a name is sure to live up to high dreams, I think!

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07/18/2021 21:03:00

where on this website tells us the meaning and origin of the name❤️

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*️⃣ What is the origin of the name Xavier?
The origin of the name Xavier is Spanish.
*️⃣ What is meaning of name Xavier?
Bright, Splendid, New House
*️⃣ How many people are named Xavier?
Almost 140000 people are named Xavier.
*️⃣ Which names are related to the name Xavier?
The names of Thomas, Zachary, Toby, Zackary, Zac