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What does Basilius mean?

Basilius Pronunciation of Basilius [basil-ius] as a boys' name is of Greek derivation, and the name Basilius means "royal, kingly". Basilius is an alternate spelling of Basil (Greek): from the Greek name Basileios.

Associated with: greek, royal (king).


Basilius has 2 variants: Basileios and Bazeelius.

12 more alternative forms via Basil: Basile, Basilic, Basilides, Basilie, Basilio, Vasileos, Vasili, Vasilije, Vasilios, Vasilis, Vasilius and Vasilus.

Creative forms:
(male) Babsilius, Basiltus, ..

(female) Basilcie, Basilett, ..

Middle name pairings:
Basilius Deacon (B.D.), ..

How popular is Basilius?

Basilius is an unusual first name for men. Basilius is also an unusual surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent variation forms of Basilius (not ranked) ranked in the Top 2000 are Vasilios, Basilio and Basil. Other variants, like Basilides, are seldom used. Adoption of these forms of Basilius was widespread among parents a century ago (median #1455). (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Achillius, Akillius, Anastius, Arcelius, Arminius, Arsenius, Bacchus, Bail, Bailee, Bailer, Bailey, Bailie, Baillee, Bailor, Baily, Baldur, Balu, Baris, Barklie, Barnabus, Barnebus, Bartlitt (see Bartlet), Bastian, Bastien, Baxlie, Bayless, Baylless (see Bayless), Bazil, Bazyli, Beaslie (see Beasley), Blasius, Bliss, Brasil, Brilie (see Briley), Caius, Camillus, Cassius, Catullus, Cecilius, Cornilius, Dacius, Damarius, Damianus, Darious, Darius, Delius, Egidius, Esavius (see Eusebius), Eusebius, Fabianus, Fabius, Fabiyus, Fabricius, Fabritius, Gaius, Jairus, Jarius, Julius, Justinius, Ladislaus, Marianus, Marinus, Marius, Mauritius, Nazarius, Pacificus, Paulinus, Rasmus, Rastus, Sassacus, Sirius, Stasius, Valerius, Vasileios and Vasilij. These names tend to be more commonly used than Basilius.

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