Other Origin(s):Italian, Latin, Portuguese, Spanish
Meaning:Royal, kingly
A name that has captured the hearts of many Romance languages, Basilio is a masculine title with oodles of charm. Ultimately from the Ancient Greek Basiléus, Basilio has held the meanings “royal” and “kingly” for millennia. Latin speakers adapted this lyrical title to Basilius and, over time, the name evolved throughout Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese-speaking communities. Basilio is reminiscent of the fragrant basil plant, a delicious herb used across many cuisines. For the newly crowned ruler of your heart, Basilio is a romantic choice.
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