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Gender: M Pronunciation: Zerks-eeze Meaning of Xerxes: "hero among heroes" Origin of Xerxes: Persian

The two X's may be a challenge for even the most intrepid baby namer. Xerxes was the name of two early kings of Persia and the Handel opera Serse or Xerxes is loosely based on Xerxes I.

Famous People Named Xerxes

Xerxes, ancient Persian king

Pop Culture References for the name Xerxes

Xerxes is the name of the pet eel of Mozenrath, one of the villains in the Disney Aladdin TV series.

"Xerces" Song performed by Deftones and appears on the album Saturday Night Wrist

Xerxes, the boy representing X is The Gashlycrumb Tinies by Edward Gorey who got eaten by mice

Xerxes, ancient civilization in Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood where the entire population was mysteriously wiped out in one night.