Origin: Bulgarian, Old Slavic
Meaning: possibly meaning "short", "wolf", or "snow leopard" though it could also come from Old Slavic bor meaning "fight".
It could also be a short form of Borislav, a Slavic masculine name meaning "battle glory" from borti (battle) and slava (glory).
Nicknames: Borya (Russian diminutive of Boris)
- Borys (Ukrainian, Polish)