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What does Wassily mean?

Wassily Pronunciation of Wassily [wass-i-ly] as a name for boys is of Greek origin, and the meaning of the name Wassily is "royal, kingly". Wassily is an alternate spelling of Basil (Greek): from the Greek name Basileios. Wassily is also a variation of Vasilis (Greek).

Associated with: greek, royal (king).


6 different relations via Basil, Vasilis: Basile, Vasile, Vasili, Vasily, Vassilij and Vassily.

Creative forms:
(male) Washly, Wassley, ..

(female) Wassima, Wassina, ..

Middle name pairings:
Wassily Jamarion (W.J.), ..

How popular is Wassily?

Wassily is an unusual first name for males. Wassily is an equivalently uncommon last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Basil is the only popular varying form of Wassily (not ranked). Other variants, like Vasile, are seldom used. This relation of Wassily was at the top of its popularity a century ago, but now, Basil has become less stylish. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Basil in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Baily, Caily, Cassidy, Daily, Haily (see Haley), Kassidy, Ransly (see Ransley), Wadly, Wakely, Wally, Wasim, Wesly and Wessley. These names tend to be more commonly used than Wassily.

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