Javier Family History
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Javier Name 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).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Xavier, Jarmer, Janvier, Haver, Revier, Manier, Jasper, Laier, Jagger