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What does Vasily mean?

Vasily Pronunciation of Vasily as a boys' name has its root in Greek, and Vasily means "royal, kingly". Vasily is an alternate spelling of Basil (Greek): from the Greek name Basileios. Vasily is also a variant of Vasilis (Greek).


ASSOCIATED WITH greek, royal (king)


VARIANTS Vassily, Vasili

ALTERNATIVE FORMS VIA BASIL, VASILIS Basile, Basilic, Basilie, Basilio, Bazil, Vasile, Vasileos, Vasilij, Vasilije, Vasilios, Vasilius, Vasilus, Vaso, Vasos, Vassilij, Vasya, Wassily



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How popular is Vasily?

Vasily is an unusual first name for males. Vasily is also an uncommon surname for all people. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

Basil, Basilio and Vasilios are the prominent related forms of Vasily (NOT RANKED) listed in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Basilic, are uncommon. Adoption of these relations of Vasily was more pronounced among parents a century ago, but now, the form Basil has become less fashionable. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended sound-alike names are Ansly, Ashly (see Ashley), Baily, Baxly, Bayly, Beasly, Bosly, Brily (see Briley), Caily, Carly, Daily, Daly, Early, Farly, Farnly (see Farnley), Hadly, Hagly, Haily (see Haley), Hanly, Harly, Hawly, Karoly, Langly, Lesly, Manly, Marly, Nataly, Oakly, Pauly, Peasly, Radly, Ransly (see Ransley), Rawly, Risly (see Risley), Sicily, Vail, Vaile, Vaill, Val, Vale, Valery, Vali, Varick, Verill, Vitaly, Wadly, Wakely, Wally, Wesly and Yardly. These names tend to be more commonly used than Vasily.

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