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What does Boriss mean?

Boriss Pronunciation of Boriss [boriss] as a boys' name. Boriss means "small; battle glory". Boriss is an alternate spelling of Boris (Russian, Slavic): originally from the Tartar transcription Bogoris.

Associated with: small (little), battle (war).


Boriss has 2 variants: Borris and Borys.

1 more relation via Boris: Borja.

Creative forms:
(male) Beriss, Byriss, ..

(female) Bobess, Bori, ..

Middle name pairings:
Boriss Remy (B.R.), ..

How popular is Boriss?

Boriss is a rare first name for men. Boriss is also a unique last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Boris is the only popular variation form of Boriss (not ranked). Other forms, like Borys, are uncommon. Adoption of this relation of Boriss was at its peak 20 years ago (#1392). (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Boris in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Boriss and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Boriss is pronounced similarly to Baris. Other recommended names are Arliss, Bari, Barnes, Bemis, Beric, Berilo, Bernis, Bevis, Beviss (see Bevis), Blais, Blaise, Bliss, Boas, Boase, Bodie, Bodin, Bodine, Bogie, Boid, Boine, Boni, Borak, Borbon, Borden, Bordin, Bordon, Borg, Born, Borne, Boruch, Bowie, Bowin, Bri, Brian, Brice, Brick, Brigg, Briggs, Brik, Brily (see Briley), Brion, Brit, Britt, Brose, Bryse, Burges, Burgess, Burgiss (see Burgess), Burnis, Burns, Byrnes, Chriss, Corless, Corliss, Curtiss, Dariess (see Darius), Daviss, Elliss, Elviss (see Elvis), Ferriss, Harriss, Holliss, Inniss, Joris, Joss, Kriss, Kurtiss (see Kurtis), Markiss, Moris, Morriss, Moss, Parriss, Purviss and Ross. These names tend to be more frequently used than Boriss.

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