How to Select Top N XML Nodes using XPath in c# ?

how to select Top N nodes of the specific name from an XML document. To select nodes from XML use method XmlNode.SelectNodes
xml file below lik this

<Name>Ravi Raj</Name>
<Name>Yogi Raj</Name>
<Name>Kiran Kumar</Name>
<Name>Vasu Dev</Name>

XmlDocument xml = new XmlDocument();
xml.LoadXml(str);  // suppose that str string contains "<Names>...</Names>"

XmlNodeList xnList = xml.SelectNodes("/CustomerNames/Name[position() <= 4]"); //suppose if you want to select only top 4 nodes.
foreach (XmlNode xn in xnList)
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