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Xavier (given Name)
The Xavier (, , , , ; es, ; eu, Xabier ) is a masculine name derived from the 16th-century . Etymology Xavier comes from the name of the missionary saint , where ''Xavier'' stands for his birthplace of (''Xabier'' in Basque; ''Xavier'' in Old Spanish) in the Kingdom of Navarre. The is itself the of the place-name (and surname) ', meaning 'castle', 'new house' or 'new home'. People Arts *, Spanish poet * (1905–1990), Peruvian poet * (born 1947), French writer and illustrator * (1919–2009), French modernist architect and urban planner. * (1919-2017), American animator for The Walt Disney Company * (1830–1901), French liturgical writer * (born 1957), Ecuadorian artist * (1798–1865), French dramatist and novelist * (born 1964), Cuban-American painter * (1900–1990), Spanish-Cuban bandleader * (born 1971), American jazz pianist *, French historical scholar *, Québécois actor and filmmaker *, French voice actor * (1804–1884), French poet, playwright and write ...
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Javier, Spain
Javier (Xavier in Navarro-Aragonese or Xabier in Basque language, Basque) is a town and Municipalities of Spain, municipality located in the province and autonomous community of Navarre, northern Spain, with a population of 112. The name is the Navarro-Aragonese, Romanized form of the original ''Etxeberria, Etxaberri'' (Basque for "new house"). It is renowned for being home to the Castle of Xavier, partially Spanish conquest of Iberian Navarre#1516 reconquest attempt, demolished in 1516 and later restored, and an attached Basilica. It is the ultimate origin of the given name Xavier (given name), Xabier/Xavier. Famous residents *Saint Francis Xavier References External links JAVIER in the Bernardo Estornés Lasa - Auñamendi Encyclopedia (Euskomedia Fundazioa)
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