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What does Borris mean?

Borris Pronunciation of Borris [bor-ris] as a name for boys means "small; battle glory". Borris is a version of Boris (Russian, Slavic): originally from the Tartar variation Bogoris.

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


Borris has 2 variants: Boriss and Borys.

1 more different relation via Boris: Borja.

Creative forms:
(male) Bonris, Burris, ..

(female) Borce, Borrisy, ..

Middle name pairings:
Borris Cory (B.C.), ..

How popular is Borris?

Borris is an uncommon first name for males but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#43798 out of 150436, Top 29%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. The only popular alternative form of Borris (not ranked) is Boris. Other forms, like Borys, are uncommon. This form of Borris reached the height of its popularity 20 years ago. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Borris is pronounced similarly to Baris and Burrows. Other recommended names are Arris, Barrak, Barric, Barrick, Barrie, Beric, Berkie, Bernis, Birkie (see Birkey), Borak, Bordin, Borg, Boruch, Bourke, Brik, Burnis, Corrie, Corrin, Dorrin, Farris, Ferris, Gorrin, Harris, Joris, Korrin, Lorrin, Moris, Morrie, Morris, Morriss, Norrie, Norris, Parris, Rorric, Terris, Torrie, Torrin and Torrio (see Torio). These names tend to be more frequently used than Borris.

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