First recorded as a given name of Latvians during 1825–1850. Ultimately from Ancient Greek ξενία (xenía, “hospitable”). Cognate with English Xenia.
- A female given name.
- A transliteration of the Russian female given name Ксения (Ksenija).
- Klāvs Siliņš: Latviešu personvārdu vārdnīca. Riga "Zinātne" 1990, →ISBN
-  Population Register of Latvia: Ksenija was the only given name of 2511 persons in Latvia on May 21st 2010, including Russian speakers.