Basil is a ♂ male name.
The name Basil is a short form of the Latin name Basilius, which itself derived from the ancient Greek name Basileús / Βασιλεύς. Besides, Basil is a name of Arabic origin.
Basil means “king” (from ancient Greek “basileús/βασιλεύς”). In Arabic, Basil means “courageous” and “brave”.
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