Other Origin(s):Italian, Latin, Portuguese, Spanish
Meaning:Royal, queenly
A name that speaks lyrically and romantically, Basilia is a feminine appellation of Greek origin, with the high-minded meanings “royal” and “queenly.” A form of Basilio favored for girls, Basilia has flowed throughout the Romance languages for centuries. From the Greek title Basiléus, the name was picked up in Latin for its grandeur and association with ancient emperors. Italian, Spanish, and Portuguese-speaking communities were captivated by its beauty, as Basilia blossomed throughout these languages. Also remindful of the delicious basil plant, Basilia ticks all the boxes for parents seeking a regal title with idyllic undertones.
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