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Gender: Male Meaning of Bastian: "man of Sebastia" Origin of Bastian: Diminutive of Sebastian, Latin from Greek

The name Bastian is a boy's name of Greek, Latin origin meaning "man of Sebastia". Bastian and is often added to lists like Movie Character Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Name sightings".

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In Spanish cultures, and spelled either Bastian or Bastien, this is a fairly common nickname name. The German fantasy children's book The Neverending Story features a young boy character called Bastian Balthlazar Bux, and it has also been seen in several screen versions.

Bastian has been enjoying recent popularity in Latin America: it reached Number 11 in Chile--as well as in Germany and Scandinavia, and is just beginning to be appreciated here. Jeremy Sisto used it for his son.

Alternate spelling Bastien is also a fashionable Euro form with a possible future in America. There is a one-act comic opera by Mozart titled Bastien und Bastienne.

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Comments

bohomamma Says:

2017-07-18T10:57:19

I think the nickname Bash would be perfect for this name