Basil meaning, origin, history | Meaning of name

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

Basil was ranked 2213 in 2016 US male names list and elevated by 8.78% from its previous ranking of 2426 in 2015. Basil was ranked 5749 in 2016 US female names list and elevated by 20.58% from its previous ranking of 7239 in 2015.

Full form of Basil : Blunt Agreeable Serious Inexperienced Literary

Basil is a rare first name for a girl in England & Wales which is a rare name since 1996 and ranked 1511 in 2015. Only 245 people have Basil as their first name. Basil is a very consistent name over the past 18 years.

Basil is a rare first name for a boy in United States which is a rare boy name since 1880 and ranked 2213 (0.001527% bearer) in 2016 in US. Only 12669 people have Basil as their first name. Basil is not a native United States and Basil may be came from another language or is a short form of some other name. 0.003505% of people in US have this given name.

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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.

Expression number of Basil is 7.

Basil likes to research and reason to know the answers of hidden questions as Basil are gifted with an analytical mind. Basil are always on the quest for knowledge and wisdom and loves being alone.

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: BasBasaBascomBascombBascumBaseemahBaselBaselineBasemBashaBashanBasharBashawnBashebaBasheerBashirBashiraBashirahBashiriBashyComments : 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. - Katherina Hibbler Popularity of Basil
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