Greek, feminine variation of Basil

Basilia Origin and Meaning

The name Basilia is a girl's name of Greek origin.

Rare but attractive female form of Basil.

Famous People Named Basilia

  • Basilia de Worcesterwife of Meyler de Bermingham of Athenry, Ireland
  • Basilia de BerminghamIrish religious patron and ancestor of the family Mac Jordan of Connacht, daughter of the above

Basilia in Pop Culture

  • Basilealegendary first queen of Atlantis
  • Much used in medieval Englandthough the reason for its popularity remains something of a mystery; perhaps a reference to St Veronica as Basilia in the 'Mors Pilati' was responsible for the name's use
  • Can rhyme with Ceciliaor sound like the related word 'basilica'
  • Related: BasilissaBasilla, Vasilia, Vasilissa (Vasilisa)