Xabier name meaning

Updated: May 30th, 2024

What does Xabier mean?

The unconventional boy name Xabier means "House or New" and is particulary used in Basque and Galician is of Basque origin. Xabier is a variation of evergreen and famed Xavier. Xavier is form of Xaver in English and French languages.

Also Xavier is form of placeEtcheberria meaning 'new house' in Hispanic language. Xavier's meaning is Owner of a New Home, New House and The Helper has its origin in Basque and Arabic.

Variants of Xabier

Xavier, Xaver, Etcheberria

Middle Names for Xabier

Hoke, Eaen, Hob, Tobias, Zaul, Kyry, view more middle names that goes with Xabier

How popular is the name Xabier?

Xabier used to be a common name in Spain, first appeared in 2002 and over 878 babies have been given the name in 3 years. At the peak of its usage in 2002,.

After 3 years of usage, the name has fallen out of the charts. Xabier is an uncommon baby name in United States where it is still in use. Also, in France, it has been in use since 1971 and achieved its top most rank of 1581 in 1981.

Xabier is a rare baby name in England and Wales still in use today. Also, Xabier is a familiar name in Venezuela. At least, 10000 people globally have carried Xabier as their given name according to our evaluation.

[1] Source: Social Security Administration


Here's what numbers has to say about Xabier

Planning is what keeps your mind in shape. You neglect your own issues and helping other is more important to you. Negative people steal your energy and leave you drained and unwilling to do the things you want to do like express your feelings in a creative manner. You never get tired from trying to be better than you were yesterday. You never take a leap of faith but do things with a plan. You never get too obsessed with a person because you know that everything in life is temporary, especially relationships.

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Famous people named Xabier

  • Xabier Arzalluz, Spanish politician
  • Xabier Elorriaga, Spanish film and TV actor, writer and director
  • Xabier Zandio, retired Spanish professional road bicycle racer
  • Xabier Azkargorta, Spanish retired footballer who played as a forward


  1. Social Security Administration, https://www.ssa.gov/oact/babynames/index.html
  2. Office for National Statistics, https://www.ons.gov.uk/peoplepopulationandcommunity/birthsdeathsandmarriages/livebirths
  3. Instituto Nacional de Estadística, https://www.ine.es/dyngs/INEbase/en/operacion.htm?c=Estadistica_C&cid=1254736177009&menu=resultados&idp=1254734710990#_tabs-1254736195498
  4. Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques, https://www.insee.fr/fr/statistiques/2540004
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