Last name origin & meaning:
Spanish: from a personal name or religious byname bestowed in honor
of St. Francis Xavier (1506–52), Jesuit missionary to the Far
East. He was a member of a noble family who took their name from the
castle of Xabier in Navarre, where he was born. The place name
Xabier is of Basque origin (see Echeverria).
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