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Girl Name: Xaviera

Name: Xaviera
Pronunciation: \x(a)-vie-ra\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: bright, splendid; new house
Origin: Basque
Sounds Like: Safira, Saphira, Zefira, Zifira, Zefeera, Sefira
Variant forms: Xavia, Exaviera, Exavyera, Xavienna, Xavyera, Zaveeyera, Zaviera


Xaviera \x(a)-vie-ra\ as a girl's name is pronounced zay-vee-EHR-ah. It is of Arabic and Basque origin, and the meaning of Xaviera is "bright, splendid; new house". Feminine form of Xavier. Xaviera Hollander was the author of the book "The Happy Hooker" that caused some stir in the early 1970s.

Xaviera has 7 variant forms: Xavia, Exaviera, Exavyera, Xavienna, Xavyera, Zaveeyera and Zaviera.

Baby names that sound like Xaviera are Safira, Saphira, Zefira, Zifira, Zefeera and Sefira.


Xaviera is not a popular first name for women and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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