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Pronunciation

Ximena

Origin

Spanish

Meaning

Ximena is one of the very few baby girl names that begins with an “X”. This name is the Spanish equivalent to the Hebrew name Simone, which means “listener”. Ximena was the ruler of the Spanish city of Valencia in the 11th century and the wife of El Cid. This rare name can be pronounced with either a “sh” or a “h”.

Rank in the year 2015

Ximena was ranked #282 in the most popular American names of 2015.

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