US Popularity:13794
Other Origin(s):Arabic, Norse
Meaning:Brave; Strong, Battle; Swiss city
The perfect ingredient for your little bun in the oven, Basel is a name that spans cultures. Now, you may be thinking about the herb basil, but rest assured, there is far more depth to this name. It is considered a German habitational name from the Swiss city of Basel. It is also derived from the Old Norse term bodh, which means “battle.” While in Arabic, Basel means “brave” and “strong.” The spirit and power of this name will lend baby the fortitude to traverse the ups and downs of life.

Basel Name Popularity Data

U.S. Births

Overall:Basel is currently #13794 in U.S. births
Boy:Basel is currently #6554 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 1341
from 2019
In comparison to the previous year's data

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