Basil

♂ Name Basil – origin, meaning & pronunciation of the name Basil

Basil is a ♂ male name.

Origin of Basil

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.

Meaning of Basil

Basil means “king” (from ancient Greek “basileús/βασιλεύς”). In Arabic, Basil means “courageous” and “brave”.

Pronunciation of Basil

Alternate spelling of Basil

Basiel Bazil

Basil in the categories

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Name Statistic: Basil is ranked #2298 overall ↔ 0

  • 🇦🇹 Austria: 4285 ↑↑ 491
  • 🇦🇺 Australia: 2607 ↓↓ -271
  • 🇧🇪 Belgium: 238 ↓ -2
  • 🇨🇦 Canada: 2927 ↑↑ 141
  • 🇨🇭 Switzerland: 1528 ↑ 42
  • 🇩🇪 Germany: 5155 ↓↓ -104
  • 🇩🇰 Denmark: 2678 ↓↓ -322
  • 🇪🇸 Spain: 4468 ↓↓ -541
  • 🇫🇮 Finland: 2263 ↑↑ 2085
  • 🇫🇷 France: 1960 ↑ 26
  • 🇬🇧 Great Britain: 3092 ↑↑ 113
  • 🇮🇪 Ireland: 5861 ↓↓ -719
  • 🇱🇮 Liechtenstein: 13152 ↓↓ -157
  • 🇳🇱 Netherlands: 3071 ↑↑ 213
  • 🇳🇴 Norway: 8012 ↓ -23
  • 🇳🇿 New Zealand: 3417 ↓↓ -565
  • 🇵🇹 Portugal: 8442 ↑↑ 400
  • 🇸🇪 Sweden: 3551 ↓↓ -766
  • 🇺🇸 United States: 4745 ↑ 28

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