Meaning:small; battle glory; wolf
Boris is a boy's name of Slavic origin. Derived from Barys, it means "small" or "battle glory." Boris may also stem from the Turkic word böri, meaning "wolf." If you want to inspire baby to be strong and fierce when facing challenges, Boris is an old-school name with lots of charm. You can also create a quirky nickname by shortening it to Bo or Bori.

Famous People Named Boris

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  • Boris Becker
    Tennis Player
  • Boris Pasternak
    Novelist, Poet
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