Check out the entire list of most popular baby names in 2019. The name Xavier is a boy's name of Arabic, Basque origin meaning "new house or bright". 94) Xavier . This information is for educational purposes only and not a substitute for professional health services. Currently we have 186 Boys Names and 148 Girls Names with Meanings in our New Zealand collection. 5. Kiwis prefer names that have a special meaning and connection, either by tradition, culture, or an experience. The Maori now count the population of about 750,000 people living in New Zealand, Australia, United Kingdom, United States and Canada. In this line of work, we hear a lot of baby names! Index of Māori Names. Pronounce it as kah-hoo-ran-guee (for that last syllable, think of the word ‘guitar’ but with an elongated ‘ee’ sound). 7deoh 7rs %de\ %r\v 1dphv lq 1hz =hdodqg 'hfhpehu