Meaning and Origin of: Bas

Family name origins & meanings

  • Basque : topographic name for someone who lived by a wood, from Basque baso ‘wood’.
  • Catalan : habitational name from a place so named in the Catalan district of La Garrotxa, Catalonia.
  • Slovenian (Baš) : from a medieval short form of the personal nameSebastjan (see Sebastian).