Ximena

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21k
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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Ximena

"Ximena" is a name of Spanish origin, and it means "Hearkening, He Has Heard". It's a name commonly given to girls.

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  1. A female given name
  2. The letter X in the Spanish phonetic alphabet

Notable Persons Named Ximena

She holds the title Nuestra Belleza Jalisco 2009, Nuestra Belleza México 2009, Miss Universe 2010, and Nuestra Belleza Jalisco. Ximena was given the name Jimena Navarrete Rosete on February 22nd, 1988 in Guadalajara. Ximena is also known as Navarrete and Ximena.

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Ximena Duque is an actress, model, actor, and model (people). She has had major accomplishments since 2005. Ximena was given the name Ximena Duque Giraldo on January 30th, 1985 in Cali.

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Ximena Sariñana is an alternative rock, indie pop, latin alternative, synthpop, dream pop, and folk rock singer-songwriter and actor. She plays Piano, Percussion instrument, Charango, and Vocals. Her ongoing career started in 1994. Ximena was given the name Ximena Sariñana Rivera on October 29th, 1985 in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico.

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Ximena Herrera is an actress and singer. She was most prominent from 2004 to present. Ximena was given the name Carla Ximena Herrera Bowles on October 5th, 1979 in La Paz.

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Ximena Romo is an actor and actress. Ximena was given the name Ximena Romo Mercado on April 14th, 1990 in Mexico City.

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Ximena Córdoba is an actress, model, presenter, and model (people). Ximena was born on November 4th, 1979 in Medellín.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Ximena

Ximena is an athlete for the GD Bragança.

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How popular is the baby name Ximena in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1966 5 5 0
1970 12 12 0
1971 10 10 0
1972 5 5 0
1973 6 6 0
1975 6 6 0
1977 8 8 0
1979 9 9 0
1980 5 5 0
1981 10 10 0
1982 8 8 0
1983 5 5 0
1984 11 11 0
1985 7 7 0
1986 6 6 0
1987 8 8 0
1988 19 19 0
1989 10 10 0
1990 22 22 0
1991 25 25 0
1992 38 38 0
1993 17 17 0
1994 28 28 0
1995 43 43 0
1996 40 40 0
1997 59 59 0
1998 35 35 0
1999 78 78 0
2000 125 125 0
2001 263 263 0
2002 423 423 0
2003 564 564 0
2004 770 770 0
2005 890 890 0
2006 811 811 0
2007 884 884 0
2008 1,011 1,011 0
2009 1,051 1,051 0
2010 1,209 1,209 0
2011 1,464 1,464 0
2012 1,462 1,462 0
2013 1,957 1,957 0
2014 2,343 2,337 6
2015 2,598 2,598 0
2016 2,679 2,673 6

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Popularity of Ximena as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Ximena

  • How Popular is the name Ximena? Ximena is the 1,626th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Ximena have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 21,039 babies born with the first name Ximena in the United States. That's more than enough people named Ximena to occupy the country of Palau with an estimated population of 21,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Ximena? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1966 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Ximena first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ximena is Sunday, January 11th, 1874.
  • What year had the most people named Ximena born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ximena was in 2016 with a total of 2,673 babies. That's a lot of babies named Ximena!
  • Random Ximena Factoid: According to the 2016 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Ximena ranks 77th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Nevada. Imagine that, 33 babies in Nevada have the same name as you in 2016.
  • Weird things about the name Ximena: Your name in reverse order is Anemix. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nxmeai. How do you pronounce that?

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