The name Xaviere is a feminine name of French and Arabic origin. The meaning of Xaviere is ‘new house' or ‘bright’ (Arabic meaning). It is derived from the name of the town of ‘Javier’, which is a derivation of the Spanish/Catalan-Basque term ‘Etxeberria’, which means ‘new home’. The Basque spelling of Javier is Xabier, hence ‘Xaviere’. Xavier is the masculine version of Xaviere.