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Ximena is a Spanish baby girl’s name that means “daughter.” Ximena has only recently become popular, appearing in the top 1000 names since 2001. Ximena is at #129 as of 2020.

Meaning and Origin of the name Ximena:

Ximena is a Spanish girl’s name that means “daughter” or “one who hears.”

Ximena is the feminine version of the Medieval Spanish and Basque name Ximeno, which is associated with the Basque name Xemen (also spelled Semen). Xemen is based on the Basque root seme (meaning “son”). The relationship to Ximeno gives the meaning of “daughter” to Ximena. Ximeno may also have been derived from the name Simon, which is the Greek translation of the Hebrew name Shimon. Shimon comes from the Hebrew term shama on (meaning “he has heard”). Thus, another meaning of Ximena may be “one who hears.”

Symbolism of the name Ximena:

Ximena is a type of Gerbera daisy. Gerbera daisies are large vibrant blooms of a variety of colors. They stand for purity, innocence, and beauty.

Nicknames for the name Ximena:

Ximena is a unique sounding name that has several nicknames to choose from. These nicknames are fun and cute and compliment Ximena well. Below is a list of nicknames you may want to consider when searching for the right nickname for your baby girl.

  • Xi
  • Xime
  • Mena
  • Meni
  • Mia 
  • Ximmy
Baby name ximena

Style of the name Ximena:


Gender of the name Ximena:

Ximena is a girl's name.

Pronunciation of the name Ximena:


Number of syllables in the name Ximena:


Emotion evoked from the name Ximena:

Ximena evokes feelings of compassion and joy.

Alternative spellings for the name Ximena:

  • Jimena
  • Kimena
  • Ximina
  • Chimena

Popularity of the name Ximena:

According to the Social Security Administration, Ximena is a girl’s name that first entered the top 1000 names in 2001. Ximena rose in popularity quickly and is #129 as of 2020.

Great middle names for the name Ximena and their meanings:

  • Maritza (drop of the sea, bitter, or beloved)
  • Raquel (ewe)
  • Angel (angel, messenger)
  • Estella (star)
  • Isla (island)
  • Ivy (the plant, pledged to God)
  • Luna (moon)
  • Freya (noble woman)
  • Astra (of the stars)
  • Nora (light, illuminated)
  • Ceres (relating to spring)

Famous people with the name Ximena:

  • Ximena Sarinana (Mexican singer-songwriter)
  • Ximena Duque (Colombian actress and model)
  • Ximena Bensusan (Canadian actress)
  • Ximena Restrepo (Colombian Olympic sprinter)
  • Ximena Armas (Chilean painter)
  • Ximena Sinfuego (television, “The Fosters”)
  • Ximena Chin (literature, “Wonder” by R.J. Palacio)
  • Ximena (video games, “Ride or Die”)
  • Ximena (comics, Transformers)
  • Ximena Romo (film, “Tell Me When”)
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