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What does Basilides mean?

Basilides Pronunciation of 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 Ba-, greek, royal (king)


RELATED FORMS VIA BASIL Basile, Basileios, Basilic, Basilie, Basilio, Basilius, Vasilije, Vasilios, Vasilis, Vasilius



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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?

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-sounding 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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