Basel Family History
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Basel Name Meaning
German: habitational name from the Swiss city of Basel. from a short form of Germanic personal names formed with Old High German ber ‘bear’ (the animal) or Old Norse bodh ‘battle’. from a pet form, Božel, from Slavic Božidar ‘gift of God’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Babel, Fasel, Brasel, Masel, Gabel, Hamel, Axel, Bandel, Basil, Basa