Meaning:small; battle glory
Boris as a boy's name is pronounced BOR-iss. It is of Russian and Slavic origin, and the meaning of Boris is "small; battle glory".
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- Boris BeckerTennis Player
- Boris PasternakNovelist, Poet
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