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Gender: Male Meaning of Baz: "regal; falcon" Origin of Baz: Diminutive of Sebastian or Basil; Kurdish

The name Baz is a boy's name meaning "regal; falcon". Baz and is often added to lists like Names with Animal Meanings and discussed in our forums with posts like "Themed Families..".

From the experts:

As Bas, it's a popular name in The Netherlands, but Baz, as in director Luhrmann, has potential for independent life too.

Curiously, Australian-born Moulin Rouge director Luhrmann was born neither Sebastian nor Basil, but had the name Mark Anthony on his birth certificate; his nickname arose from his supposed resemblance to a British TV fox puppet named Basil Brush.

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Famous People Named Baz

Mark AnthonyBaz Luhrmann, Australian director

Pop Culture References for the name Baz

Barry "Baz" Dragonsbane, character from TV series "The Worst Witch"
Tyrannus Basilton "Baz" Pitch, character from novels Carry On and Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell
Barry "Baz" Brown/Barry "Baz" Blackwell, character in TV series and movie, "Animal Kingdom"