Diminutive of Sebastian or Basil; Kurdish"regal; falcon"
Baz Origin and Meaning
The name Baz is boy's name meaning "regal; falcon".
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 Anthony “Baz LuhrmannAustralian director
Baz in Pop Culture
- Barry "Baz" Dragonsbanecharacter from TV series "The Worst Witch"
- Tyrannus Basilton "Baz" GrimmPitch, character from novels Carry On and Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell
- Barry "Baz" Brown/Barry "Baz" Blackwellcharacter in TV series and movie, "Animal Kingdom"