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What does Borja mean?

Borja Pronunciation of Borja [bor-ja] as a name for boys. The name Borja means "small; battle glory". Borja is a variant form of Boris (Russian, Slavic): originally from the Tartar transcription Bogoris.

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


3 relations via Boris: Boriss, Borris and Borys.

Creative forms:
(male) Braja, Brija, ..

(female) Boria, Borna, ..

Middle name pairings:
Borja Cayson (B.C.), ..

How popular is Borja?

Borja is a rare given name for males but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#5895 out of 150436, Top 4%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Boris is the only popular variation form of Borja (outside Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Borys, are uncommon. This relation of Borja was popular as a birth name in 1995. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Barna, Barra, Borak, Borg, Born and Borne. Like Borja, these names are not frequently used.

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