Name: Basil

Origin and Meaning of the Name Basil

  • Meaning:
    Kingly
  • Origin:
  • Meaning:
    Brave, valiant
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (BAZ il); (BAY zul)
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