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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 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. Comes from the Greek "basileus" Means: "Monarch" If Day 2 January.. Stubborn, obstinate, it is difficult to make them change their minds. These are formidable workers behind lymphatic pace. Sensitive, very emotional,Basilperfectly master their feelings. Realistic and pragmatic,Basilare serious and reassuring men.

Full form of Basil : Blunt Agreeable Serious Inexperienced Literary

Basil is a rare first name for a boy in England & Whales 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 a rare first name for a boy which is a rare boy name since 1880 and ranked 855 in 2016 in United States. Only 12669 people have Basil as their first name. Basil is a very consistent name over the past 130 years. 0.003505% of people in US have this given name.

Complete history of Basil
YearRankOccurence
General boy name in
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189719033
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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.

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: BasBasaBascomBascombBascumBaseemahBaselBaselineBasemBashaBashanBasharBashawnBashebaBasheerBashirBashiraBashirahBashiriBashyPosts having Basil: Comments : 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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