Baby Names That Start With X

Baby Names That Start With X

Baby names that start with X are extremely rare, with only five ranking among the Top 1000. The most popular name with the X initial is Xavier, one with multicultural appeal that is commonly associated with Saint Francis Xavier. For girls, the lovely Spanish name Ximena leads the pack.

Along with Xavier, the other boy names starting with X in the US Top 1000 are Xander and Xzavier. Besides Ximena, the only other girl name beginning with X in the US Top 1000 is Xiomara. Xiomara has had increased visibility in recent years from a character with the name on the TV show Jane the Virgin.

Heroic names Xenos and Xerxes are rare and attractive X-staring names for boys, as is the softer Xavier nickname Xavi. For girls, we recommend the Aztec Xochitl, vintage Xenia, or Xanthe, meaning "golden" — historically given to blonde baby girls.

Explore our extensive collection of names that start with X. You also might want to check out our lists of Girl Names That Start With X, Boy Names That Start With X, or Unisex Names That Start With X.