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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Vassily

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Alt. Meaning

V is for verve! Your enthusiasm!

A is for aptitudes, your special capabilities shine

S is for sweetheart, you really are!

S is for special, you are, you know!

I is for independent, a balance between being overly reliant and alone

L is for love, everlasting.

Y is for young, the years never show!

Notable Persons Named Vassily

Vassily Ivanchuk is a chess player. He holds the title Grandmaster and Grandmaster (chess). Vassily was given the name Vasyl Mykhaylovych Ivanchuk on March 18th, 1969 in Kopychyntsi.


Vassily Kulkov is a soccer player for the FC Spartak Moscow, FC Dynamo Moscow, FC Asmaral Moscow, FC Alania Vladikavkaz, S.L. Benfica, FC Porto, Millwall F.C., FC Zenit Saint Petersburg, FC Krylia Sovetov Samara, F.C. Alverca, Soviet Union national football team, CIS national football team, and R. Vassily was born on June 11th, 1966 in Moscow. Vassily is also known as Vassily Sergeyevich Kulkov.


Vassily was born in 1844. He died in 1911.


Vassily was born in 1861. He left this life in 1918.


Vassily was born on January 11th, 1977.


Vassily was born in 1869. He died in 1923.


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Popularity of Vassily as a last name

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Fun Facts about the name Vassily

  • When was the first name Vassily first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Vassily is Monday, January 27th, 1879.
  • How unique is the name Vassily? From 1880 to 2016 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Vassily. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Vassily: Your name in reverse order is Ylissav. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Laiyssv. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Vassily born Jun 2, 1967

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Arctic approximately on 1450. Your profession was chemist, alchemist, and poison manufacturer.

You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. You should develop your talent for love, happiness and enthusiasm and to distribute these feelings to all people.

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