Basil meaning, origin, history | Meaning of name

Name: Basil No. of characters: 5 Gender: BoyOrigin: Old Greek
Religion: Hindu How to pronounce Basil ba-sil What does my name mean? 
Meanings: Kingly Brave Royal The Great King Like English short form of Basil (meaning: the Royal).

Basil was ranked 855 in 2016 US male names list and elevated by 1.95% from its previous ranking of 872 in 2015. Basil was ranked 934 in 2016 US female names list and elevated by 1.68% from its previous ranking of 950 in 2015.

Full form of Basil : Blunt Agreeable Serious Inexperienced Literary

Basil is a rare first name for a boy in England & Wales which is a rare name since 1996 and ranked 1511 in 2015. Only 228 people have Basil as their first name. Basil is a very consistent name over the past 18 years.

Basil is an uncommon first name for a boy which is a rare boy name since 1880 and ranked 855 (0.001527% bearer) in 2016 in US. Only 12669 people have Basil as their first name. Comes from the Greek "basileus" Means: "monarch" Fest on January 2nd. Name seems a United States native name if we look into the dominance Basil showcases in the charts. 0.003505% of people in US have this given name.

Complete history of Basil
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History of Basil

Sainte Eumélie son, brother of St. Gregory of Nyssa, the road ahead is clear little Basile. After brilliant studies in Athens, he was ordained priest and became adviser to the bishop of Caesarea that it will replace this load. Great theologian, he vigorously fight Arianism. His ecumenical spirit endeared him to all. Exhausted, he died at 49, in 379. Son of Saint Eumenes, brother of Saint Gregory of Nyssa, the path of little Basil is all traced. After brilliant studies at Athens, he is ordained priest and becomes counselor of the Bishop of Caesarea which he will replace at this charge. A great theologian, he vigorously fights Arianism. His ecumenical spirit makes him loved by all. Exhausted, he died at 49, in 379.

Expression number of Basil is 7. Behaved, obstinate, it is difficult to change their minds. Basil likes to research and reason to know the answers of hidden questions as Basil are gifted with an analytical mind. They are formidable workers who hide behind a lymphatic pace. Basil are always on the quest for knowledge and wisdom and loves being alone. Sensitive, very motivated, they perfectly control their feelings. Realistic and pragmatic, they are serious and reassuring men.

Names that rhyme with Basil Famous people named Basil
Jessica Basile in Out of Time as Actress
Basilica Bliachas in Sarah as Actress
Anastasia Basil in The Terminal as Actress
Oceana Basílio in Crime e Botox as Actress
Toni Basil in Man on Fire as Soundtrack
Basil Hoskins in Ice Cold in Alex as Actor
Basil Langton in General Hospital as Actor
Basile Lebret in Loups solitaires en mode passif as Camera and Electrical Department
Basil Kershner in Silver Linings Playbook as Actor
Basil McRae in The Mighty Ducks as Actor
Names like Basil Basil Namesakes Related Names: Bas Basa Bascom Bascomb Bascum Baseemah Basel Baseline Basem Basha Bashan Bashar Bashawn Basheba Basheer Bashir Bashira Bashirah Bashiri Bashy Posts having Basil: References for Basil:
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Basil, character in Film Lost Planet: Colonies
Basil, character in Film Lost Planet: Extreme Condition
Basil Crawford's Sister, character in TV Series The Secret Garden
Basil Redwood, character in Film Crossroads
Comments :Katherina Hibbler Basil is a male first name and a last name. The name has come from the greek name Βασιλειος ( Basileios ), Latinized as Basilius, which means "royal", "royal", the term βασιλευς ( basileus ), meaning "king", a title that was used by the Byzantine emperors. Etymologically, βασιλευς is of unknown origin, possibly a loan from some language of ' Asia Minor. In Arabic countries Basil has ( arabic باسل, DMG Basil ) the importance of "courageous", "brave". Variants of the name are Basileo, Basile, Vassili, Basilia, Basel, Basiliola. Popularity of Basil
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