Dutch, diminutive of Bastiaan and Sebastian
"person from the city of Sebastia"

Bas Origin and Meaning

The name Bas is a boy's name of Dutch origin meaning "person from the city of Sebastia".

Bas is a fashionable name in its own right in the Netherlands, where it's been in the Top 10. Used throughout Europe, it may have a future here as a straightforward-but-charming nickname name. Baz is another, similar and more appealing possibility.

Bas Popularity

Famous People Named Bas

  • Bastiaan "Bas" ZuiderentDutch cricketer
  • Bastiaan "Bas" BelderDutch MEP
  • Bas (born Abbas Hamad)American rapper
  • Bas of Bithyniafirst independent ruler of Bithynia, Asia Minor
  • Bas BronDutch music producer
  • Bastiaan "Bas" de Gaay FortmanDutch politician and scholar
  • Bastiaan Johan Christiaan "Bas Jan" AderDutch conceptual artist
  • Bas LeindersBelgian racing driver
  • Rendel Sebastian "Bas" PeaseEnglish physicist
  • Sebastiaan "Bas" RuttenDutch MMA fighter
  • Sebastiaan Jacques Henri "Bas" van de GoorDutch volleyball player
  • Bastiaan Johannis "Bas" van der VliesDutch MP
  • Bastiaan Cornelis "Bas" van FraassenDutch,American philosopher