Baby girl names beginning with X

Looking for baby name ideas for a girl that start with the 24th letter of the alphabet? We’ve got some exciting suggestions, along with their origin and meaning

letter x for a girl name

Use our selection of unusual baby girl names beginning with X to find out their origins and meanings. Then decide if your newborn could be a Xanthe, Xanthippe or Xaviera


1. Xanthe

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: yellow
  • Also: Xan

2. Xanthippe

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: yellow horse

3. Xara

  • Origin: Arabic
  • Meaning: to blossom
  • Also: Zara

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4. Xaviera

  • Origin: Spanish
  • Meaning: bright; the feminine form of Xavier
  • Also: Xavia, Zavia, Xaverine

5. Xenia

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: hospitality
  • Also: Xena

6. Ximena

  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: one who hears; feminised form of Simeon

7. Xitali

  • Origin: Aztec
  • Meaning: star; star goddess

About our author Catherine Ball

Catherine Ball is a freelance journalist who specialises in writing about parenting and health. She has been a journalist for 20 years, writing for a wide range of regional and national publications. She is also mum to 4 children between the ages 3 and 12, so has drawn up many, many lists of baby names over the past few years.

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