What does Wassily mean?
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).
(male) Wassiley, 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)
Similar NamesRecommended 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.See names in meaning and etymology.