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 Bird Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Quick Question Thread?!".

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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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Yessica Says:



Zelliew Says:


Sorry, but I don't like Baz or Sebastion

Shishi Says:


I like it