There are 2 versions of the origin of the name Vasiliko. According to one of them, the name comes from the Bulgarian village of Bosilkovo destroyed by the Turks in the Aytos part of the Eastern Stara Planina. Some of its inhabitants, who are escaping from conversion to Islam, are moving here. Subsequently, they writhed after pressure from the Ahtopol bishop, Tsarevo.info writes.
According to another version, the origin of the name Vasiliko is from the Greek – “basilevs” (βασιλιάς), which translated into Bulgarian means king. built by Prince Basil – one of the grandsons of the Byzantine Emperor Constantine.