Basil

Unisex

Meaning

King

Origin

Greek

Pronunciation

'bæzəl

Traits associated with the name Basil:

Basil has an elegant sound to it that really closes the gap between dog and human.

Dogs named Basil tend to be strong-willed, good-natured, industrious, and affectionate. This name is also associated with intelligence, and companionship.

Is Basil a good dog name?

Basil has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. Basil is a widely loved dog name for good reason. If you like it, go for it!

Basil is found in these categories:

Popularity

  • Basil ranks #147 with users of PupNames.com.
  • Basil ranks #408 in the New York City Dog Name Database.
  • Basil ranks #1,073 in the Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'.

Basil is one of the more popular dog names out there. According to our data, Basil outranks the great majority of names.

Most popular breeds named Basil:

  1. Dachshund
  2. Labrador Retriever
  3. Jack Russell Terrier
  4. Corgi
  5. Chihuahua

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Dog names like Basil:

Little Bird
The first name of agatha christie's miss marple character
Courtyard within castle walls; steward or public official.
Companion, partner; perhaps a version of the word "brother".
Gift of god
Ali
Noble, Exalted
Basil dog name meaning

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