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 Zaharoff
was a Turkish-born arms trader and financier. He became a French citizen in 1908, and worked for the Vickers munitions firm from 1897 to 1927.[3] Zacharias Basileios was the only son and eldest of four children of Basilius Zacharoff of Constantinople, born in the Anatolian town of Mugla. The name Zaharoff was adopted when the family was in exile in Russia as a result of the anti-Greek "Easter pogroms" of 1821.[citation needed] The family returned to Turkey in the 1840s. By 1855, the family was back in Constantinople (modern-day Istanbul), where they lived in the modest Greek neighborhood of Tatavla.
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.