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Basil Name Meaning

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Basil meaning

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Basil Numerology :
Personality No. 6. People with the name Basil are loving & domestic. They love tranquility & comfort. They are artistic & likes quality. They work well with others & love to discuss things. Person with name Basil having 6 as Personality number love music, tidiness & attires. They are confident & also a good healer. They are charming, intelligent, serene, generous & co-operative.
Variant Baby Names of Basil:

Basile, Basilio, Basilius, Bazil

Rhyming Names of Basil: 
Basil with popular Arabic Surnames:

Basil Cherif,   Basil Salem,   Basil Soltani,   Basil Moussa,   Basil Jordan


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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.

Famous Name Basil

  • Basil James

    was an American jockey.Basil James became a jockey in California while in his teens and in 1936 at age sixteen he led all U.S. jockeys with 245 wins. After a successful 1937, in January 1938 he was suspended for ninety days after "grabbing Herb Litzenberg


  • 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).


Basil Name also appears in following Origin(s): Greek, Arabic, English

Basil also appears in following countries/origins/languages: American, English, French, German, Greek

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Swallow V/s Breathe

Normally people cannot breathe and or swallow at the same time, whereas babies are able to swallow as well as breathe at the same time. Hence now you know why a baby is able to drink milk that fast and breathe quickly at the same time.

Faster breathing rate

Yes, the breathing rate of the new born baby is faster than that of an adult. The new born babies breathe for about 40 times per minute. This is around 2 times faster rate than that of an adult.

Fatty baby or bouncy baby?

When babies are born, for the coming next 6 months, their weight doubles up. The reason behind this is that they sleep for about 14 – 15 hours a day and rest of the time they just sit, eat and sleep. Now you know why they double up in weight.

Laughing babies

Wondering what is this? Babies on an average laugh about 200 – 300 times in a single day. When comparing this figure to adults, they only laugh about 60 times a day. Probably that’s the reason you will see babies laughing just at about anything.


Now if you are confused as to what this means, is simply stating that new born babies are able to clearly see things that are close to them. Hence they can only see close things properly. Maximum clear vision is up to 12 inches.

  • What does the name Basil mean? :

    Baby boy name meaning Brave in Arabic. Basil also named in American, English, French, German, Greek for boy . We have received lots of suggestion from our website users on baby names. We are thankful for all the contribution on meaning of boy name Basil. What does the name Basil mean in other origin if you know then please suggest. Further suggestion or detail on what is the meaning of name Basil. History of name and famous personality with Basil will help to update our database and other website users.

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