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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Vasil

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  • According to a user from Bulgaria, the name Vasil is of Unknown origin and means "Royal".
  • According to a user from United Kingdom, the name Vasil is of Unknown origin and means "Best person in the world.".
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  1. A male given name.

Notable Persons Named Vasil

Azis is a chalga and pop-folk musician. He was most active from 1999 to present. Azis was given the name Vasil Trayanov Boyanov on March 7th, 1978 in Sliven. Azis is also known as Азис.


Vasil Levski was a revolutionary. Vasil was given the name Vasil Ivanov Kunchev on July 18th, 1837 in Karlovo , Bulgaria. He died on February 18th, 1873.


Vasil was born on June 28th, 1981 in Rechytsa.


Vasil Kolarov was a 33rd Prime Minister of Bulgaria, Chairman of the Provisional Presidency of Bulgaria, and List of heads of state of Bulgaria. His career lasted from 1949 to 1950. Vasil was born on July 16th, 1877 in Shumen. He breathed his last breath on January 23rd, 1950.


Vasil Mzhavanadze was a First Secretary of the Georgian Communist Party, Candidate member of the 20th , 22nd , 23rd , 24th Politburo, Full member of the 20th , 24th Central Committee, First Secretaryof theGeorgian Communist Party, Candidate member of the20th , 24th Politburo, Full mem. His military service ended in 1950. Vasil was born on September 20th, 1902 in Kutaisi. He passed away on September 5th, 1988.


Vasil Radoslavov was a prime minister. He was most prominent from 1886 to 1887. Vasil was born on July 27th, 1854 in Lovech. He breathed his last breath on October 21st, 1929.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Vasil

S.J. was born on April 10th, 1965 in Košice.



Dimitri Vasil is an athlete for the Darebin United SC.


John Vasil is an athlete for the Darebin United SC.


Theo Vasil is an athlete for the Darebin United SC.


Cyril Vasiľ is an athlete for the ŠK Futura Humenné.


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Popularity of Vasil as a last name

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Common first names for Vasil

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Vasil U.S.
  White 94.43% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.94% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.21% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.30% 16.26%

Of Last Name Vasil

People with the last name Vasil are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Vasil

  • How Popular is the name Vasil? Vasil is the 40,147th most popular name of all time. As a last name Vasil was the 28,809th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Vasil have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 79 babies born with the first name Vasil in the United States. That's more than enough people named Vasil to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Vasil? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1918 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Vasil first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Vasil is Sunday, April 16th, 1876.
  • What year had the most people named Vasil born? The highest recorded use of the first name Vasil was in 1925 with a total of 12 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Vasil: Your name in reverse order is Lisav. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Isvla. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Vasil? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 826 people with the last name Vasil.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Vasil? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Vasil as their last name since less than 1 person in 357k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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