First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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Origin and Meaning of Boreas

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Bo"re*as
The north wind; -- usually a personification.

Etymology: L. boreas, Gr.

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. (Greek mythology) the god who personified the north wind ("Boreas was pictured as bearded and powerful and winged and draped against the cold")
  2. A wind that blows from the north

Borrowed from Ancient Greek Βορέᾱς (Boréās).

  1. (Greek mythology) The god of the North Wind.
  2. (poetic) The north wind personified.

Fun Facts about the name Boreas

  • When was the first name Boreas first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Boreas is Wednesday, July 2nd, 1913.
  • How unique is the name Boreas? From 1880 to 2015 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Boreas. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Boreas: Your name in reverse order is Saerob. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Orbesa. How do you pronounce that?

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What does the name Boreas mean?

Bis for blossom, a renewal of your spirit.

Ois for openness, it's refreshing!

Ris for relish, you seek a challenge.

Eis for eternal, your spirit will live.

Ais for athleticism, embrace the competitor within

Sis for share, your talents, time, and possessions with others

Past life for Boreas born May 24, 1961

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Southern New Zealand approximately on 1150. Your profession was dancer, singer, and actor.

You had a mind of a scientist, always seeking new explanations. Environment often misunderstood you. Had a respectable knowledge. Magic is everywhere around you, in most usual, most ordinary incidents. Your lesson - to learn magic and to help people to see it clearly. You are a magician!

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.