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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Xanthe

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  • According to a user from New Zealand, the name Xanthe is of Unknown origin and means "Gold or fair hair".
Other origins: Greek

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From Ancient Greek Ξανθή (Xanthḗ), "blond-haired".

  1. (rare) A female given name.

Xanthe was also found in the following language(s): Latin

Notable Persons Named Xanthe

Xanthe Huynh is a voice actress and voice acting. Her ongoing career started in 2008.


Xanthé D. Mallett is a forensic anthropologist, criminologist, tv presenter, and forensic anthropology. Xanthé was born on December 17th, 1976 in Alexandria, West Dunbartonshire. Xanthé is also known as Mallett and Xanthe.


Xanthe Elbrick is an actress. Xanthe was given the name Xanthe Eleanora Marie Davina Elbrick on December 1st, 1978.


Xan Tyler is a pop music, alternative rock, and trance music musician. She plays Vocals. She was most active from 1995 to present. Xan was given the name Xanthe Tyler .


Fun Facts about the name Xanthe

  • How Popular is the name Xanthe? Xanthe is the 22,347th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Xanthe have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 286 babies born with the first name Xanthe in the United States. That's more than enough people named Xanthe to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Xanthe? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1964 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Xanthe first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Xanthe is Thursday, March 15th, 1883.
  • What year had the most people named Xanthe born? The highest recorded use of the first name Xanthe was in 2001 with a total of 12 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Xanthe: Your name in reverse order is Ehtnax. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Anexht. How do you pronounce that?

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