Gender: Male Meaning of Bas: "person from the city of Sebastia" Origin of Bas: Dutch, diminutive of Bastiaan and Sebastian

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.

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EW314 Says:


I find this WAY more appealing than Baz!

Bas is a cool, cosmopolitan European guy in his mid-twenties; Baz is that seedy uncle who never married and no one wants to get stuck with at parties because he'll bore you with his in-depth knowledge of trains.