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

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  • 🇦🇺 Australia: 2336
  • 🇧🇪 Belgium: 236
  • 🇨🇦 Canada: 3068
  • 🇨🇭 Switzerland: 1570
  • 🇩🇪 Germany: 5051
  • 🇩🇰 Denmark: 2356
  • 🇪🇸 Spain: 3927
  • 🇫🇮 Finland: 4348
  • 🇫🇷 France: 1986
  • 🇬🇧 Great Britain: 3205
  • 🇮🇪 Ireland: 5142
  • 🇱🇮 Liechtenstein: 12995
  • 🇳🇱 Netherlands: 3284
  • 🇳🇴 Norway: 7989
  • 🇳🇿 New Zealand: 2852
  • 🇵🇹 Portugal: 8842
  • 🇸🇪 Sweden: 2785
  • 🇺🇸 United States: 4773

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