Xavier

Xavier - A unique male name



  Mar 21,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Xavier, meaning new house or bright, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1915 on position #1505. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Xavier and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Xavier? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Xavier. The baby boy name Xavier was given to 5,323 baby boys in 2012, ranking #81 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 308 baby boys were given this name - making this a unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Xavier peaked in popularity 12 years ago in 2007 on position 68.



Famous with this name

Xavier Dolan
Xavier Beauvois
Xavier Giannoli


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Rating: 4/5 (13 people)


Xavier is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Xavier is currently topping the baby name charts in New Mexico at position #26 - and is the least popular in Montana at position #219.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Xavier is where you live.


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Xavier origin and meaning

Xavier is a 6 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means new house or bright. To see famous people named Xavier, pop culture references for the name Xavier and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Xavier

We've found the following names that sound similar to Xavier, sorted by popularity.

Xzavier / Xavior / Xaiver / Xaviar / Xzavior /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
201281
201177
201071
200968
200871
200768
200678
200587
200488
200385
200287
200194
2000103
1999115
1998132
1997141
1996141
1995147
1994138
1993140
1992147
1991177
1990186
1989208
1988213
1987241
1986279
1985321
1984347
1983372
1982408
1981446
1980468
1979495
1978428
1977423
1976469
1975444
1974461
1973473
1972481
1971489
1970542
1969533
1968502
1967571
1966517
1965635
1964577
1963594
1962620
1961587
1960686
1959677
1958783
1957664
1956789
1955673
1954670
1953670
1952730
1951746
1950789
1949823
1948803
1947902
19461060
1945897
19441043
19431143
19421018
19411140
19401214
1939988
19381431
19371273
19361337
19331479
19301856
19291865
19281694
19161418
19151505

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
New Mexico26
Nevada32
Arizona43
Delaware60
Maryland62
Connecticut62
California63
New Jersey64
New York68
Ohio69
District of Columbia70
Virginia73
Florida74
Indiana76
West Virginia76
Colorado76
Texas76
Illinois78
Michigan78
Massachusetts80
Kansas81
Missouri81
Vermont82
Wisconsin82
Pennsylvania82
North Carolina86
Kentucky89
Rhode Island89
Mississippi94
Washington95
Nebraska97
Alabama98
South Carolina98
South Dakota101
Oklahoma103
New Hampshire105
Oregon105
Tennessee106
Hawaii108
North Dakota108
Minnesota110
Louisiana111
Georgia112
Alaska121
Maine121
Idaho122
Arkansas128
Iowa128
Wyoming133
Utah194
Montana219

Even more about Xavier


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Xavier a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Xavier?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2007
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Xavier
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 308
Letter count 6
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1915
2012 births +5,323

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