The name was also borne by two Byzantine emperors. It was laterintroduced into Western Europe by the returning Crusaders and subsequentlyadopted by English speakers in the Middle Ages.It means in Valiant and Brave in Arabic.
The name Basil (royal, kingly), has origins from the male Greek name Vassilios (Greek: female which first appeared during the Hellenistic period. It is derived from basileus a Greek word of pre-Hellenic origin meaning king , from which words such as basilica and basilisk (via Latin), as well as the eponymous herb (via Old French) derive, and the name of the Italian region Basilicata, which had been long under the rule of the Byzantine Emperor.
was an artist born in London. He was a prominent and leading member of the Irish art group, the White Stag, along with Kenneth Hall.His style varies greatly as he believed to explore psychological aspects of his work. As a result, his painting have a very mordernist yet unique style that is only repeated within the group he formed and ran, The White Stag.
is an American musician, video artist, actress and choreographer.Toni Basil appeared in the 1964 concert film The T.A.M.I. Show and was quite prominent in the film as one of the go-go dancers. Basil's recording career began in 1966 with a single for A&M Records, the title song from the film Breakaway (an early form of a music video in black and white of this song with Antonia Christina Basilotta aka "Toni Basil" undressing and dancing was made by artist Bruce Conner), backed with "I'm 28" (an obscure Graham Gouldman song).
Basil Name also appears in following Origin(s): Greek, Arabic, English
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Meaning of Basil in Arabic origin/culture for Boy name with history and fame details.