Given Name VASCO

GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: BAS-ko (Spanish), VASH-koo (Portuguese)  [details]

Meaning & History

From the medieval Spanish name Velasco which possibly meant "crow" in Basque. A famous bearer was the 15th-century Portuguese explorer Vasco da Gama, the first person to sail from Europe around Africa to India.
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Velasco (Medieval Spanish)


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Entry updated July 2, 2017