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Xavier Surname Origin
(Origin Spanish Locality) Northern Spanish name derived from the Basque location name Etcheberri meaning “the new house.”
Surname Variations: Javiero, Javiero, Saverio, Xaverius, Xever
Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.
Xavier Surname Meaning and Family Facts
There is more to Xavier family history than the origin of your surname:
A Xavier Family History Thought:
'Life is lived forward, but understood backwards.'