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Gender: Male Meaning of Bastien: "person from ancient city of Sebastia" Origin of Bastien: French and Spanish, diminutive of Sebastien

The name Bastien is a boy's name of Spanish, French, Latin origin meaning "person from ancient city of Sebastia". Bastien and is often added to lists like Cool Boys’ Names—Rare, Unique and Unusual and discussed in our forums with posts like "Names on NB that make you go WOW!".

From the experts:

In this form, or as Sebastian or as Bas, Bastien is a fashionable Euro name with a possible future in America.

There is a one-act comic opera by Mozart titled Bastien and Bastienne.

An alternate spelling is Bastian, which was used by Jeremy Sisto for his son.

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Famous People Named Bastien

Bastien Salabanzi, French pro skateboarder
Bastien Chesaux, Swiss motorcycle racer
Bastien Charles Patrick Hery, French footballer

Pop Culture References for the name Bastien

"Bastien und Bastienne," comic opera by Mozart

Bastien's International Variations

Sebastian, Bastiaan (Dutch)


supersimplesticks Says:


Im kind of on the fence about this one
I like the uniqueness of it but I also feel as though the kid would constantly be correcting people who assume it's Sebastian