The name Ximena is a girl's name of Spanish origin. Ximena is ranked #121 on our popularity charts and is often added to user-created lists like Unusual / Interesting names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Names on NB that make you go WOW!".
From the experts:
Ximena, sometimes spelled Jimena, is a variation of boys’ name Ximeno. Spanish origins and popularity in the Latino community have boosted this name's popularity. Ximena Diaz was the wife of the Spanish national hero known as El Cid. Several well known Latin American actresses bear this name.