Basil
Origin/Usage
Greek, Latin
Pronunciation
BAZ-əl
Meaning
Imperial, monarchic or royal
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Basil is a very old name, derived from the Greek name 'Basileios', which means 'kingly or royal'. There are a number of different spellings of this name, from Basil to Vasile.

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Basil Dearden - film director
Basil Rathbone - actor
Basil King - writer

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