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310 Baby Boy Names That Start With X

Here's a great list of boy names starting with X and their meanings, including unique, popular, common, and rare name options!

Updated June 20, 2024

by Kristen Winiarski

Additional contribution by Stefanie Miller

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Even though X may not seem like a letter that generates many boy names, there are more options to choose from than you may think! If you want something unique with a fun sound, look no further. We have you covered with boy names that start with X. So many are similar to other names but have their own unique spin. Below, take a look at the most popular X names for boys, along with more unique options.

Baby Boy Names That Start With X

From “Xavier” to “Xyler,” there are so many boy names starting with X to pick from, including common names, rare choices, and more:

13 Popular Boy Names That Start With X

These are the trending and most popular boy names that start with X. We think they’re pretty cool, too!

1. Xael — A Spanish name whose meaning is unknown.

2. Xaiden — This Irish name means “little fire.”

3. Xander — Greek for “defending men.”

4. Xandro — This name also means “defending men” in Greek.

5. Xanthos — This name means “golden-haired” in Greek.

6. Xaphan — The origin of this name is unknown, but it’s said that it’s the name of a fallen angel.

7. Xavi — Catalan for “new house” or “bright.”

8. Xavier — A Basque name meaning “new house.”

9. Xen — This name means “meditation” in Japanese.

10. Xenon — Greek for “stranger” or “foreigner.”

11. Xia — In Chinese, this name means “hospitable” or “welcoming.”

12. Xolani — This name means “peace” in Zulu.

13. Xylon — A Greek name meaning “the forest.”

12 Common Boy Names That Start With X

Here are some more X boy names that parents love for their sons. Take a look to see if you find anything that interests you!

1. Xackery — Hebrew for “God remembers.”

2. Xan — This name means “defending men” in Greek.

3. Xavion — This name is of African and Basque origin. It means “new house.”

4. Xayden — An Irish name meaning “little fire.”

5. Xenos — Greek for “hospitality” or “guest.”

6. Xerxes — A Persian name meaning “hero among heroes.”

7. Xezbeth — This Arabic name means “the liar.”

8. Xin — This name means “elegant” in Chinese.

9. Xiomar — Italian for “famous in battle.”

10. Xoel — A Galician name meaning “Yahweh is God.”

11. Xu — This name means “slowly” in Chinese.

12. Xzander — Greek for “defending men.”

116 Unique Boy Names That Start With X

Who knew there were so many boy names that start with X?! These are uncommon and unique and will make your little man stand out. Here’s a great list of X names for boys to consider.

1. Xabi — Basque for “new house.”

2. Xabian — The meaning and origin of this name are unknown.

3. Xabien — The meaning and origin of this name are also unknown.

4. Xabier — Spanish for “new house.”

5. Xabin — The origin and meaning are unknown.

6. Xabir — The origin and meaning of this name are also unknown.

7. Xabriel — A Hebrew name meaning “God is my strength.”

8. Xacatur —  This name means “given by the cross” in Armenian.

9. Xach — Hebrew for “the Lord has remembered.”

10. Xachary — This name also means “the Lord has remembered” in Hebrew.

11. Xacinto — Spanish and Portuguese for “hyacinth.”

12. Xaco — An Armenian name meaning “given by the cross.”

13. Xade — This name means “creative,” but its origin is unknown.

14. Xae — Lao for “victory.”

15. Xaelyn — The meaning and origin of this name are unknown.

16. Xadiel — Hebrew for “praise of God.”

17. Xadrian — An American-created name that means “man from Hadria” in English.

18. Xahn — German for “tooth.”

19. Xaida — This Arabic name means “prosperous.”

20. Xaila — The meaning and origin of this name are unknown.

21. Xain — The meaning and origin of this name are also unknown.

22. Xaire — An African name that means “the river that swallows all rivers.”

23. Xaith — This name may mean “ammo,” but its origin is unknown.

24. Xaivion — Basque for “new house.”

25. Xaiyr — In English, this name means “gift of God.”

26. Xakai — Hebrew for “pure.”

27. Xakare — The origin and meaning of this name are unknown.

28. Xalen — This is an Arabic name, but its meaning is unknown.

29. Xam — An Arabic name with an unknown meaning.

30. Xamak — This name means “twinkle” or “shimmer,” but its language of origin is unknown.

31. Xamori — The meaning and origin are unknown.

32. Xamuel — Hebrew for “God has heard.”

33. Xancho — A Latin name meaning “sacred.”

34. Xande — Greek for “defending men.”

35. Xandrey — This name means “manly” in Russian.

36. Xandros — Greek for “man’s defender.”

37. Xane — In Hebrew, this name means “gift from God.”

38. Xanh — This name means “green” in Vietnamese.

39. Xaniel — Hebrew for “God is my judge.”

40. Xankar — A Sanskrit name meaning “crossing Shiva.”

41. Xann — Greek for “defender of man.”

42. Xanthe — This name means “gold” or “yellow” in Greek.

43. Xantos — “Xantos” is also Greek for “gold” or “yellow.”

44. Xara — An Arabic name meaning “blooming flower.”

45. Xaron — This is an English invented name with an unknown meaning.

46. Xas — The meaning and origin of this name are unknown.

47. Xasan  — Arabic for “good.”

48. Xaviell — This Basque name means “new house.”

49. Xaviero — In Latin, this name means “savior.”

50. Xavior — Basque for “new house.”

51. Xavy — This name also means “new house” in Basque.

52. Xebastian — Greek for “venerable.”

53. Xed — The meaning and origin of this name are unknown.

54. Xeke — Hebrew for “God strengthens.”

55. Xelat — Kurdish for “praise.”

56. Xelo — A Galician name meaning “messenger.”

57. Xem — This name means “name” in Hebrew.

58. Xemaz — The origin and meaning of this name are unknown.

59. Xeng — The origin and meaning of this name are also unknown.

60. Xenith — This name means “the highest point” in English.

61. Xeno — A Greek name meaning “of Zeus.”

62. Xenophilius — Greek for “one who loves the strange.”

63. Xeph — The meaning and origin are unknown.

64. Xephyr — In Greek, this name means “west wind.”

65. Xero — This name means “dry” in Greek.

66. Xesus — A Galician name meaning “the Lord is salvation.”

67. Xeth — The meaning and origin of this name are unknown.

68. Xhon — Hebrew for “God is gracious.”

69. Xhusas — The origin and meaning are unknown.

70. Xi — Chinese for “pleased.”

71. Xiao — A Chinese name meaning “dawn.”

72. Xicu — This name means “Frenchman” or “free man” in Asturian.

73. Xillao — A Galician name meaning “wooly beard.”

74. Ximenes — This name means “He has heard” or “flat-nosed” in Spanish.

75. Ximeno — A Basque name meaning “son.”

76. Xinran — A combination of “pledge” and “admire” in Chinese.

77. Xiomara — Spanish and Portuguese for “famous in battle.”

78. Xion — This name is said to mean “I won’t forget you” in Japanese, but it’s unknown if this is true.

79. Xoaquin — Spanish for “God will judge.”

80. Xob — This name means “lightning and thunder” in Hmong.

81. Xocas — A Galician name meaning “God will judge.”

82. Xoday — Tatar for “God.”

83. Xodyn — The meaning and origin are unknown.

84. Xoey — In Greek, this name means “life.”

85. Xok — A Turkic name meaning “meadow” or “pasture.”

86. Xola — This name means “stay in peace” in Xhosa.

87. Xoli — An African name meaning “creative.”

88. Xonas — The meaning and origin of this name are unknown.

89. Xordan — This is an Italian name, but its meaning is unknown.

90. Xosepe — Asturian for “He will add.”

91. Xotlani — In Zulu, this name means “forgiveness.”

92. Xoxo — An American-invented name meaning “hugs and kisses.”

93. Xozaybirgan — The origin and meaning are unknown.

94. Xristopher — Greek for “bearing Christ.”

95. Xuanbo — This name means “bright and broad” in Chinese.

96. Xuanxu — This Chinese name is a combination of “deep/mysterious” and “dawn/radiant.”

97. Xub — Hmong for “precious” or “arrow.”

98. Xuda — This name means “God” in Kazakh.

99. Xue — Chinese for “snow.”

100. Xuefeng — In Chinese, this name means “snow peak.”

101. Xun — This name means “snow” in Chinese.

102. Xundus — The meaning and origin of this name are unknown.

103. Xuri — Swahili for “beautiful.”

104. Xurt — The origin and meaning are unknown.

105. Xuseen — This name means “to be good” in Somali.

106. Xuwa — Chatino for “God is gracious.”

107. Xuzhen — A combination of “brilliant” and “precious” in Chinese.

108. Xyah — The meaning and origin are unknown.

109. Xylan — Greek for “forest” or “woodland.”

110. Xyler — This is an invented American name whose meaning is unknown.

111. Xylo — A Greek name meaning “wood.”

112. Xyon — In Hebrew, this name means “highest point.”

113. Xyoob — Hmong for “bamboo.”

114. Xyrell — The origin and meaning of this name are unknown.

115. Xyshaun — An English name whose meaning is unknown.

116. Xystos — Greek for “scraped” or “polished.”

169 Rare Boy Names That Start With X

These rare boy names starting with X are very different, but that’s what makes them special! Many of the names here have unknown meanings and origins or are creative spellings of well-known boy names.

1. Xaa — The meaning and origin of this name are unknown.

2. Xaabsade — A Somali name meaning “keeper.”

3. Xabat — Basque for “savior.”

4. Xabiso — This name means “value” or “price” in Xhosa.

5. Xacobe — A Galician name meaning “supplanter.”

6. Xadianni — The origin and meaning are unknown.

7. Xadreque — Portuguese for “command of Aku.”

8. Xairo — A Galician name meaning “He shines.”

9. Xaje — The origin and meaning of this name are unknown.

10. Xakore — The origin and meaning of this name are also unknown.

11. Xakry — Hebrew for “God remembers.”

12. Xakshant — The meaning and origin are unknown.

13. Xalicuilol — Nahuatl for “sand decoration.”

14. Xalin — The origin and meaning are unknown.

15. Xalli — This name means “sand” in Nahuatl.

16. Xaloc — Catalan for “sirocco” or “hot wind.”

17. Xamar — An Arabic name meaning “red.”

18. Xamza — Somali for “strong.”

19. Xandell — The meaning and origin of this name are unknown.

20. Xandet — The meaning and origin of this name are also unknown.

21. Xandinho — In Portuguese, this name means “defending man.”

22. Xandon — This name means “cheerful” or “smiling” in Uzbek.

23. Xandrei — The origin and meaning are unknown.

24. Xandru — A Romanian name meaning “defender of man.”

25. Xandy — Greek for “defending men.”

26. Xaneiro — This Galician name means “January.”

27. Xanny — In Greek, this name means “defender of the people.”

28. Xanru — The meaning and origin of this name are unknown.

29. Xante — Greek for “golden” or “yellow.”

30. Xanthin — This name also means “yellow” in Greek.

31. Xanthippe — This name means “yellow horse” in Greek.

32. Xantiago — Portuguese for “follower of St. James.”

33. Xantino — In Italian, this name means “little saint.”

34. Xanto — Italian for “golden.”

35. Xanxus — This name means “protector of God” in Nahuatl.

36. Xaphyr — A Greek name meaning “west wind.”

37. Xareed — This name means “rain” in Somali.

38. Xarek — Persian for “my God protect the king.”

39. Xaria — An Arabic name meaning “blooming flower.”

40. Xarius — The origin and meaning of this name are unknown.

41. Xarles — French for “free man.”

42. Xat — This is an American name for a carved totem pole memorial used for Native Americans.

43. Xathieur — Basque for “the new house.”

44. Xaul — The meaning and origin of this name are unknown.

45. Xaunte — The meaning and origin of this name are also unknown.

46. Xaven — An Arabic name meaning “short.”

47. Xaverine — Spanish for “new house.”

48. Xaveun — This Arabic name means “bright.”

49. Xavias — This Arabic name also means “bright” or “splendid.”

50. Xaviee — This name means “new house,” but its origin is unknown.

51. Xavio — The origin and meaning are unknown.

52. Xaviyer —  A rare spelling of “Xavier,” which means “new house” in Basque.

53. Xavvy — This is a nickname for “Xavier,” which is also Basque for “new house.”

54. Xavwar — The meaning and origin of “Xavwar” are unknown.

55. Xavyn — An English name whose meaning is unknown.

56. Xay — Sanskrit for “victory.”

57. Xayton — The origin and meaning of this name are unknown.

58. Xazier — The origin and meaning of this name are also unknown.

59. Xbalanque — Mayan for “jaguar,” “sun,” or “deer.”

60. Xeavi — This name means “new beginning” in Hindi.

61. Xebat — Spanish for “savior.”

62. Xebec — This is the name of a Mediterranean trading ship.

63. Xedric — The origin and meaning are unknown.

64. Xeeb — In Hmong, this name means “born” or “produce.”

65. Xej — The meaning and origin are unknown.

66. Xeko — The meaning and origin of this name are also unknown.

67. Xel — This name has an unknown origin and meaning.

68. Xelad — Kurdish for “gift.”

69. Xember — This name may mean “enclosure hill” in Old English.

70. Xenagoras — Greek for “strange marketplace.”

71. Xendaz — The origin and meaning of this name are unknown.

72. Xendrick — A fictional place from the game Dungeons & Dragons.

73. Xenel — The meaning and origin of this name are unknown.

74. Xenocrates — Greek for “powerful foreigner.”

75. Xenik — In Russian, this name means “sly.”

76. Xenofon — A Greek name meaning “foreign voice.”

77. Xenophon — This name is also Greek for “foreign voice.”

78. Xenti — This Romanian name has an unknown meaning.

79. Xephaniah — This name means “God has hidden” in Hebrew.

80. Xeraldo — The meaning and origin of this name are unknown.

81. Xeres — Persian for “leads.”

82. Xerheizel — The origin and meaning of this name are unknown.

83. Xer — The history of this name says it may mean “bear” in Yiddish.

84. Xerik — A fictional character name created by author Adam Blade.

85. Xerson — A Galician name meaning “exile.”

86. Xetrapati — Hindi for “leader of the people.”

87. Xeuz — The meaning and origin are unknown.

88. Xevin — The meaning and origin of this name are also unknown.

89. Xever — A Basque name meaning “new house.”

90. Xexe — This rare name has an unknown origin and meaning.

91. Xeyon — In English, this name means “the ocean of wisdom people.”

92. Xhafer — Albanian for “stream.”

93. Xhaki — An Albanian name meaning “God is gracious.”

94. Xhantilomzi — Xhosa for “pillar.”

95. Xheann — The meaning and origin of this name are unknown.

96. Xhelal — Albanian for “greatness.”

97. Xhemail — This name means “beauty” in Albanian.

98. Xhemal — An Arabic name meaning “beauty.”

99. Xhevahir — In Albanian, this name means “jewel.”

100. Xhifzul — Arabic for “good luck.”

101. Xhim — This name means “soft” or “gentle” in Sanskrit.

102. Xhorxho — The meaning and origin of this name are unknown.

103. Xian — This name has several meanings in Chinese, including “present” and “virtuous.”

104. Xiancong — Chinese for “transcendant” and “clever.”

105. Xiangzhen — A Chinese name that means “good omen” and “valuable.”

106. Xiaobaobei — Chinese for “treasure.”

107. Xiaobo — In Chinese, this name means “little wrestler.”

108. Xiaofei — Chinese for “beautiful” and “dawn.”

109. Xiaohui — This name means “dawn” and “brightness.”

110. Xiaoping — A Chinese name meaning “little bottle.”

111. Xiayi — Chinese for “summer” and “proper.”

112. Xicohtencatl — An Aztec name meaning “angry bumblebee.”

113. Xidde — The meaning and origin are unknown.

114. Xidig — This name means “star” in Somali.

115. Xidorn — This name means “truth keeper,” but its language of origin is unknown.

116. Xihuitl — An Aztec name meaning “comet.”

117. Ximens — Hebrew for “He has heard” and Greek for “flat-nosed.”

118. Ximon — This name means “He has heard” in Spanish.

119. Ximun — Hebrew for “He has heard” and Greek for “flat-nosed.”

120. Xinding — Chinese for “happy” and “settled.”

121. Xing — A Chinese name meaning “star.”

122. Xingyu — Chinese for “prosper” and “brilliant.”

123. Xinlin — In Chinese, this name means “dawn” and “forest.”

124. Xinyi — This name means “happy soul” in Chinese.

125. Xipil — Nahuatl for “of fire” or “noble one.”

126. Xirong — Chinese for “Western barbarians.”

127. Xisco — The meaning and origin of this name are unknown.

128. Xiuli — A Chinese name meaning “beautiful pair.”

129. Xiwang — In Chinese, this name means “hope.”

130. Xman — The origin and meaning are unknown.

131. Xoan — A Galician name meaning “God is gracious.”

132. Xochipilli — Nahuatl for “flower prince.”

133. Xoi — A Vietnamese name whose meaning is unknown.

134. Xolotl — In Nahuatl, this name means “servant” or “cornstalk.”

135. Xornislavu — The meaning and origin of this name are unknown.

136. Xoryn — The meaning and origin of this name are also unknown.

137. Xquenda — Zapotec for “spirit, soul, essence.”

138. Xuchen — Chinese for “inspect.”

139. Xulio — A Galician name meaning “wooly beard.”

140. Xurshid — This name means “shining sun” in Uzbek.

141. Xurxo — Galician for “farmer.”

142. Xuthus — In Greek, this name means “sparrow.”

143. Xyan — The meaning and origin of this name are unknown.

144. Xycl — The meaning and origin of this name are also unknown.

145. Xyd — The origin and meaning of “Xyd” are unknown.

146. Xylas — Greek for “wood dweller.”

147. Xylene — This is the name of a chemical, but the language origin is unknown.

148. Xylianan — A Greek name meaning “from the woods.”

149. Xylin — This name also means “from the woods” in Greek.

150. Xymir — Arabic for “song.”

151. Xyprus — The origin and meaning of this name are unknown.

152. Xyrdel — The meaning and origin of this name are also unknown.

153. Xyric — Meaning and origin are unknown.

154. Xyrll — “Xyrll” also has an unknown meaning and origin.

155. Xystus — Greek for “polished.”

156. Xyvill — The meaning and origin of “Xyvill” are unknown.

157. Xzaar — This is the name of a fictional character in the video game Baldur’s Gate. Its meaning is unknown.

158. Xzabien — A rare name with an unknown meaning and origin.

159. Xzaiah — This unique spelling of “Isaiah” means “salvation of the Lord” in Hebrew.

160. Xzaiver — Spanish for “new house.”

161. Xzaviaire — The meaning and origin of this name are unknown.

162. Xzavion — The meaning and origin of this name are also unknown.

163. Xzaydrian — This name means “man from Hadria,” but its language origin is unknown.

164. Xzayver — Spanish for “new house.”

165. Xzekiel — In Hebrew, this name means “God will strengthen.”

166. Xzile — The origin and meaning are unknown.

167. Xzizt — This is the name of an Indian activewear brand. The meaning is unknown.

168. Xzorion — The meaning and origin of this name are unknown.

169. Xzyler — An Old English name for someone who tiles roofs.

There are so many great uncommon and unique boy names that start with X! I hope you were able to add some of these to your list. Which of these X names for boys were your favorites?

Check out our other baby name lists if you’re still on the baby name hunt. Try our cool boy names, strong boy names, rare boy names, and trendy boy names. Have fun choosing a beautiful name you love for your baby boy!

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