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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Basile

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From Latin Basilius, from Ancient Greek Βασίλειος (Basíleios).

  1. A male given name, cognate to Basil.

Notable Persons Named Basile

Basile Boli is a soccer player for the AJ Auxerre, Olympique de Marseille, Rangers F.C., AS Monaco FC, Urawa Red Diamonds, and France national football team. Basile was born on January 2nd, 1967 in Abidjan.


Basile de Carvalho is a soccer player for the G.D. Interclube, Casa Sports, CS Louhans-Cuiseaux, FC Sochaux-Montbéliard, CS Sedan Ardennes, Stade Brestois 29, RC Strasbourg Alsace, PFC Lokomotiv Plovdiv, PFC Levski Sofia, R. White Star Bruxelles, and Guinea-Bissau national football team. Basile was born on October 31st, 1981 in Ziguinchor, Senegal.


Basile Camerling is a soccer player for the Le Mans FC, AS Nancy, Clermont Foot, Amiens SC, and SR Colmar. Basile was born on April 29th, 1987 in Laxou.


Basile Gras was a soldier, inventor, and army general. Basile was born Basile Gras on January 2nd, 1836. He breathed his last breath on April 14th, 1901.


Basile Aka Kouamé is a soccer player for the ASEC Mimosas and Ivory Coast national football team. Basile was born on April 6th, 1963 in Ivory Coast.


Basile Ikouébé is a Minister of Foreign Affairs. Basile was born on July 1st, 1946.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Basile

Alfredo Basile is a soccer player for the Bella Vista de Bahía Blanca, Racing Club de Avellaneda, Club Atlético Huracán, and Argentina national football team. Alfredo was born on November 1st, 1943 in Bahía Blanca.


Gonzalo was born on March 30th, 1974 in Monte Grande.


Gianluca Basile is a basketball player for the Orlandina Basket, Pallacanestro Reggiana, Fortitudo Pallacanestro Bologna, FC Barcelona Bàsquet, Pallacanestro Cantù, and Olimpia Milano in the Lega Basket Serie A. He was most active from 1995 to present. Gianluca was born on January 24th, 1975 in Ruvo di Puglia.


Ernesto Basile was a in the field of architecture. Ernesto was born on January 31st, 1857 in Palermo. He died on August 26th, 1932.


Arturo was born on January 16th, 1914. He passed away on May 21st, 1968.


Nick was born on February 10th, 1978.


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Popularity of Basile as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Basile U.S.
  White 93.19% 64.26%
  African American 2.20% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.55% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.19% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.93% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.94% 16.26%

Of Last Name Basile

People with the last name Basile are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Basile

  • How Popular is the name Basile? Basile is the 57,036th most popular name of all time. As a last name Basile was the 4,555th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Basile have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 27 babies born with the first name Basile in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Basile? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1916 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Basile first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Basile is Sunday, April 15th, 1877.
  • What year had the most people named Basile born? The highest recorded use of the first name Basile was in 2007 with a total of 6 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Basile: Your name in reverse order is Elisab. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Esaibl. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Basile? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 7,783 people with the last name Basile.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Basile? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 3 of them will have Basile as their last name.

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