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Multiple Origins for the Surname Xavier


Portuguese


The Portuguese surname Xavier is of patronymic origin, derived from the personal name of the father of the original bearer. In this instance, the surname derives from the name Xavier.The name Xavier spread because of devotion to Saint Francis Xavier (1506-1552), the Spanish missionary who, together, with Ignatius of Loyola, founded the Society of Jesus in 1534.

Xavier Early Origins



The surname Xavier was first found in the coastal region of Portuga, where the family had been well established for centuries.

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Xavier Spelling Variations


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Xavier Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Xavier, Javier, Xaviere, and Xaviers and others.

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Xavier Early History


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Xavier Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Xavier research. Another 229 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1866, 1895, 1780, 1505 and 1552 are included under the topic Early Xavier History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Xavier Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Xavier Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 31 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Xavier Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Xavier Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Francesca Xavier who arrived in New Orleans in 1779

Xavier Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Francis Xavier who settled in Charleston in 1827 at the age of 23
  • A. Xavier, aged 52, who settled in America, in 1894
  • Armbruster Xavier, aged 29, who landed in America, in 1894
  • Buck Xavier, aged 63, who emigrated to the United States, in 1895

Xavier Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Francisco Xavier, aged 23, who emigrated to the United States from Angra, Portugal, in 1909
  • Ana da Xavier, aged 30, who emigrated to the United States, in 1910
  • Adelino Xavier, aged 21, who emigrated to the United States from Villa Real, Portugal, in 1913
  • Alzira Yesus Xavier, aged 18, who settled in America from Madeira, Portugal, in 1913
  • Antonio Xavier, aged 22, who landed in America from Chaves, Portugal, in 1917
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Xavier (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Xavier (post 1700)



  • Nelson Xavier (1941-2017), Brazilian actor who appeared in more than 95 films and television shows between 1959 and 2017
  • Cleiton Ribeiro Xavier (b. 1983), Brazilian footballer
  • Babi Xavier (b. 1974), Brazilian actress, singer and television host
  • Anderson Conceição Xavier (b. 1980), Brazilian footballer
  • Faisal Xavier (b. 1972), former Portuguese professional footballer

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Xavier Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Caballeros de La Orden de Santiago Siglo XVIII. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1996. Print.
    2. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    3. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    4. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    5. Domínguez, C. Diccionario Hispano de Apellidos y Blasones 4 Volumes. 2001. Print.
    6. Marques A. H. De Oliveira. History of Portugal. New York: Columbia University Press, 1972. Print.
    7. Zúquete, Afonso Eduardo Martins. Armorial Lusitano. Lisboa: Editoria Enciclopédia, 1961. Print.
    8. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    9. Diez, Ma Del Carmen Galbis. Catalogo de Pasajeros a Indias Durante los siglos XVI, XVII y XVIII Archivo General de Indias Sevilla Volume 6. Murcia, Spain: Ministerio de Cultura, 1986. Print.
    10. Chronological list of passengers to Spanish America (including Florida and Louisiana, 1538-1559). From documents in the "Indian Archives". Sevilla, Spain. Print.
    11. ...

    The Xavier Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Xavier Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 18 March 2017 at 14:51.

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