Vasco - Meaning of Vasco
[ 2 syll. vas-co, va-sco ] The baby boy name Vasco is pronounced in Spanish as BAAS-Kow †. Vasco has its origins in the Basque language, and it is used largely in Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish. Its meaning is derived from the element belatz. The first name evolved as a short form of the medieval personal names Velasco (Basque) or Belasco (Basque), which may be of the meaning 'crow'.
Vasco is seldom used as a baby name for boys. It is not listed within the top 1000 names.
† Pronunciation for Vasco: B as in "be (B.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)" ; K as in "key (K.IY)" ; OW as in "oak (OW.K)"
A famous person named Vasco is Explorer Vasco da Gama, born 24 December 1524, Sines, Portugal.