Zavier Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Javier:
Transferred use of the Spanish surname derived from the place-name Xavier in Navarre. The name, which is believed to be derived from the Basque Etcheberria (the new house), was originally borne in honor of St. Francis Xavier (1506 - 52), a famous Spanish missionary to Japan and the East Indies and the patron saint of missionaries in foreign lands.
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We named our son, Zavier Nathaniel ('92) even though he is known my Nate (nickname)his 1st name attracts alot of attention for being so unique. We have also met alot of Xavier's but no Zavier's. So far all the definitions on the name have rung true or it has in our case. He is def strong, friendly, bright, popular, athletic and very loyal to his faith and family.
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We named our first born son Zavier. We wanted a name that couldn't be shortened to a nickname, that's why he is Zavier rather than Xavier. But, of course, he has still gotten nicknames. He is called "Zee" most frequently, or "Zav". We love his name, and have only run into Xaviers but no other Zaviers.
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Zee, Zav, Zavie, Zay
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