From German Names

Male Male Name

German Pronunciation

Listen to the German pronunciation of Boris. The speaker is a native speaker of Standard German from Schleswig-Holstein / Northern Germany:


Predominant Age Group in Germany

Typically born between 1965 and 1980

Predominant Regional Usage

  • Western Germany

Origin and Meaning

1) Turkic Bogoris = 'small one'

2) From Борис (Boris), a Russian short form of Borislav, a combination of 'battle' and 'glory'

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