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Basilides

What does Basilides mean?

Basilides Pronunciation of Basilides [basilides] as a boys' name is a Greek name, and Basilides means "royal, kingly". Basilides is a variant form of Basil (Greek): from the Greek name Basileios.

Associated with: greek, royal (king).

Variations

10 related forms via Basil: Basile, Basileios, Basilic, Basilie, Basilio, Basilius, Vasilije, Vasilios, Vasilis and Vasilius.

Creative forms:
(male) Basiliden, Bassilides, ..

(female) Basilida, Basilien, ..

Middle name pairings:
Basilides Clay (B.C.), ..

How popular is Basilides?

Basilides is a rare first name for men. Basilides is an equivalently rare surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Vasilios, Basilio and Basil are the prominent variation forms of Basilides (outside Top 2000). Adoption of these relations of Basilides was widespread 105 years ago (average #1455), but now, the form Basil has become somewhat outmoded. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Basil, Basilio, Vasilios in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Basilides and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Bailee, Bailer, Bailey, Bailie, Baillee, Baillie, Balder, Barklie, Bastien, Baxlie, Beaslie (see Beasley), Brilie (see Briley), Euclides and Euripides. Like Basilides, these names are not frequently used.

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