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What does Borys mean?

Borys Pronunciation of Borys [bo-rys] as a name for boys. The meaning of the name Borys is "small; battle glory". Borys is a variant form of Boris (Russian, Slavic): originally from the Tartar form Bogoris.

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


Borys has 2 variants: Boriss and Borris.

1 more alternative form via Boris: Borja.

Creative forms:
(male) Birys, Burrys, ..

(female) Bobris, Bobry, ..

Middle name pairings:
Borys Hadi (B.H.), ..

How popular is Borys?

Borys is an uncommon given name for men but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#26056 out of 150436, Top 17%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

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

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

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

Similar Names

Borys is pronounced similarly to Baris. Other recommended names are Boas, Bogy, Borak, Borg, Born, Borne, Boyd, Boyn, Brye, Bryn, Bryse, Burns and Emrys. These names tend to be more frequently used than Borys.

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