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What does Vasile mean?

Vasile Pronunciation of Vasile [vasile] as a boys' name is of Greek origin, and Vasile means "royal, kingly". Vasile is an alternate form of Basil (Greek): from the Greek name Basileios.

Associated with: greek, royal (king).


16 related forms via Basil: Basile, Basilic, Basilie, Basilio, Bazil, Vasileos, Vasili, Vasilije, Vasilios, Vasilis, Vasilius, Vasilus, Vasily, Vassilij, Vassily and Wassily.

Creative forms:
(male) Vasine, Visile, ..

(female) Vasite, ..

Middle name pairings:
Vasile Ian (V.I.), ..

How popular is Vasile?

Vasile is an unusual given name for males but a very prominent last name for all people (#24306 out of 150436, Top 16%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular related forms of Vasile (outside Top 2000) are Vasilios, Basilio and Basil. Adoption of these relations of Vasile was common during 1910-1919, but now, the form Basil has become somewhat outmoded. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Bale, Bartle, Cable, Caile, Cale, Carlile, Cayle, Daile, Dale, Dalle, Daniele, Daryle, Dayle, Eagle, Earle, Emile, Fadile, Gable, Gaelle, Gaile, Gaille, Gale, Gamble, Gayle, Hale, Halle, Hayle, Jamile, Kaile, Kale, Karle, Kasie, Kayle, Kile, Ladale, Ladle, Lale, Lasalle, Lisle, Lysle, Manvile (see Manville), Natale, Neile, Nevile, Nile, Odile, Pascale, Pavle, Randle, Sable, Savile, Saville, Savyile (see Saville), Vail, Vaile, Vaill, Val, Vale, Valen, Vali, Vallen, Vance, Vane, Varick, Vasileios, Vasilij, Vaso, Vasos, Vasya, Verle, Virle, Vyrle, Yale, Zale and Zayle. These names tend to be more frequently used than Vasile.

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