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Gender: Male Pronunciation: hah-vee-AIR Origin of Javier: Spanish variation of Xavier Meaning of Xavier: Basque or Arabic, "new house or bright" Javier's Popularity in 2017: #231

The name Javier is a boy's name of Spanish origin. Javier is ranked #231 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Names That Mean Hope and discussed in our forums with posts like "Names on NB that make you go WOW!".

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One of the most popular Spanish names for boys in the US, Javier is embodied for many Americans in the magnetic persona of Spanish-born Oscar-nominated actor Javier Bardem.

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Famous People Named Javier

Javier Colon, American singer ("The Voice")
Javier Arenas, American NFL football player
Javier Ángel Encinas Bardem, Spanish actor
Javier 'Chicharito' Hernandez, Mexican footballer
Javier Aguirre, Mexican footballer and manager
Javier Alejandro Mascherano, Argentine footballer
Javier Alfonso López, Puerto Rican baseball pitcher
Javier Baez, Puerto Rican baseball player
Javier Adelmar Zanetti, Argentine footballer
Javier Fernández, Spanish figure skater
Javier Pedro Saviola, Argentine footballer
Javier Muñoz, American actor
Javier Aquino, Mexican professional footballer
Javier "Javi" Marroquin, American reality TV personality of "Teen Mom 2"
Francisco Javier "Javi" García, Spanish footballer
Francisco Javier "Javi" Hernández, Spanish footballer
Javier "Javi" Mota, Spanish singer
Javier 'Javi' Barral, Spanish footballer
Francisco Javier 'Javi' de Pedro, Spanish footballer
Javier 'Javi' Paños, Spanish footballer
Javier "Javi" Bonilla, Spanish footballer
Javier "Javi" Martínez, Spanish footballer
Javier 'Javi' Guerra, Spanish footballer
Gonzalo (Javier) Rodriguez, Argentine professional footballer

Pop Culture References for the name Javier

Javier Sandooski, from the movie "Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo"
Javier Esposito, character played by Jon Huertas in the TV show "Castle"
Javier Delgado, character played by Benjamin Bratt on TV's "Modern Family"
Javier Pena, character played by Pedro Pascal on Netflix's "Narcos"
Javier Escuella, character played by Gabriel Sloyer in "Red Dead Redemption 2"

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