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Gender: Female Origin of Basilia: Greek, feminine variation of Basil

The name Basilia is a girl's name of Greek origin. Basilia and is often added to lists like Unique Baby Names: Unusual and Rare and discussed in our forums with posts like "GP or usable?".

From the experts:

Rare but attractive female form of Basil.

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Famous People Named Basilia

Basilia de Worcester, wife of Meyler de Bermingham of Athenry, Ireland
Basilia de Bermingham, Irish religious patron and ancestor of the family Mac Jordan of Connacht, daughter of the above

Pop Culture References for the name Basilia

Basilea, legendary first queen of Atlantis
Much used in medieval England, though 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 Cecilia, or sound like the related word 'basilica'
Related: Basilissa, Basilla, Vasilia, Vasilissa (Vasilisa)

Bassilly, Basilie


Leonina Says:


Isn't Basilea a saint? Basilia is pretty. But I've never heard of it

bohomamma Says:


I prefer Vasilisa

Theodora_Phoenix Says:



Zelliew Says:


An awkward attempt at feminising Basil

raevynstar Says:


For some reason, it reminds me of the word 'basilisk'. :/