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What does Vasilij mean?

Vasilij Pronunciation of Vasilij [vasil-ij] as a name for boys is of Greek origin, and Vasilij means "royal, kingly". Vasilij is an alternate spelling of Vasilis (Greek): more familiar in its anglicized form.

Associated with: greek, royal (king).


Vasilij has 1 variant: Vassilij.

3 more related forms via Vasilis: Vasileios, Vasily and Vassily.

Creative forms:
(male) Asilij, Vasila, ..

(female) Vasilie, Vasilvi, ..

Middle name pairings:
Vasilij Benedict (V.B.), ..

How popular is Vasilij?

Vasilij is an uncommon given name for men. Vasilij is an equivalently unique surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Vasilij has yet to make it into the Top 2000 thus far. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Vasilij name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Vasilij outside U.S.

Similar Names

Vasilij is pronounced similarly to Vasilije. Other recommended names are Basilic (see Basil), Basilie (see Basil), Basilio, Vail, Vaile, Vaill, Vali, Vasile, Vasileos, Vasili, Vasilios, Vasilius and Vasilus. Like Vasilij, these names are not frequently used.

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