Meaning and Origin
What does the name Xena mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.
User Submitted Origins
User Submitted Meanings
- According to a user from Illinois, U.S., the name Xena is of Mexican origin and means "Powerful".
- A user from Philippines says the name Xena means "Planet".
Possibly a variant of Xenia, from Latin Xenia, from Ancient Greek ξενία (xenía, “hospitable”), the assumed name of a fifth-century saint venerated in the Eastern Orthodox Church, from ξένος (xénos, “stranger, guest”).
- A female given name from Ancient Greek of modern usage.
The lead character in the television series Xena: Warrior Princess (1995–2001) was the inspiration for the dwarf planet's nickname and for comparisons to the character.
- (astronomy, obsolete, informal) Eris (dwarf planet)
- A tough, physical, confident woman.