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What does Vasili mean?

Vasili Pronunciation of Vasili as a name for boys is of Greek origin, and the name Vasili means "royal, kingly". Vasili is an alternate form of Basil (Greek): from the Greek name Basileios.


ASSOCIATED WITH greek, royal (king)


VARIANTS Vassily, Vasily

ALTERNATIVE FORMS VIA BASIL Basile, Basilic, Basilie, Basilio, Basilius, Bazil, Bazyli, Vasile, Vasileos, Vasilije, Vasilios, Vasilis, Vasilius, Vasilus, Vassilij, Wassily



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How popular is Vasili?

Vasili is a rare given name for men. Vasili is also a rare surname for all people. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

Prominent varying forms of Vasili (OUTSIDE TOP 2000) rated in the Top 2000 are Basil, Basilio and Vasilios. Adoption of these forms of Vasili was common in the 1910s (AVERAGE #1455), but now, the form Basil has become somewhat dated. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding names are Ashli, Gamali, Gili, Hali, Harli, Karli, Pali, Pauli, Swahili, Vail, Vaile, Vaill, Val, Vale, Vali, Varick, Vasileios, Vasilij, Vaso, Vasos, Vasya, Verill and Vigi. These names tend to be more frequently used than Vasili.

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