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Xena

Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
Girls
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Xena mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Xena

User Submitted Origins

Greek
67%
English
20%
Mexican
7%
Hebrew
7%

User Submitted Meanings

  1. According to a user from Illinois, U.S., the name Xena is of Mexican origin and means "Powerful".
  2. A user from Philippines says the name Xena means "Planet".
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Wiktionary

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”).

  1. 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.

  1. (astronomy, obsolete, informal) Eris (dwarf planet)
  2. A tough, physical, confident woman.

    Notable Persons Named Xena

    Notable Persons Named Xena

    Xena

    Xena is a warrior for good, formerly warlord, destroyer of nations, warrior, and warlord.

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    Notable Persons With the Last Name Xena

    Notable Persons With the Last Name Xena

    Xena

    Xena is a warrior for good, formerly warlord, destroyer of nations, warrior, and warlord.

    Popularity:

    Fun Facts about the name Xena

  1. How Popular is the name Xena? Xena is the 6,488th most popular name of all time.
  2. How many people with the first name Xena have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,257 babies born with the first name Xena in the United States. That's more than enough people named Xena to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  3. What year were 5 or more babies first named Xena? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1992 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  4. When was Xena first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Xena is Friday, July 27th, 1883.
  5. What year had the most people named Xena born? The highest recorded use of the first name Xena was in 1996 with a total of 279 babies.
  6. Random Xena Factoid: According to the 2019 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Xena is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 30 babies in California have the same name in 2019.
  7. Weird things about the name Xena: The name spelled backwards is Anex. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Naex. How do you pronounce that?
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