Boris
Origin/Usage
Slavic
Pronunciation
BAWR-is
Meaning
Battle, fight
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Boris is a Slavic name and is very uncommon in the English language. It is a shortened version of the name Borislav, derived from the Slavic term “boru” which means 'battle or fight'.

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Boris Pasternak - Nobel Prize Winner for Literature
Boris Bandov - soccer player
Boris Becker - tennis player
Boris Blacher - composer
Boris Karloff - actor
Boris Matas - soccer player
Boris Sagal - film director

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