Basil name meaning
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Basil Name Meaning

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Basil

   

Meaning of Basil

Brave

Basil Name Origin

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Basil name origin
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.
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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.
Basil Name also appears in following Origin(s): Greek, Arabic, English
Basil also appears in following countries/origins/languages: American, English, French, German, Greek
Famous Name Basil
Basil Onyons
was an Australian first-class cricketer who represented Victoria. Onyons was originally an Australian rules footballer and played for the Melbourne Football Club in the VFL between 1905 and 1908. He kicked 32 goals from his 37 games, with 16 of them coming in the 1906 season which was the most by a Melbourne player that year. A right-handed batsman who often opened the innings, Onyons made an inauspicious first-class cricket debut, bagging a pair at the Sydney Cricket Ground on the 25th of January 1919 against NSW. He didn't play another first-class match until exactly eight years later when he captained Victoria in a game against Tasmania at the MCG. Despite batting at number eight down the order he made 128.
Toni Basil
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).
 
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Meaning of Basil in Arabic origin/culture for Boy name with history and fame details.