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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)


Variants:
  • Borys (Ukrainian, Polish)



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