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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Borys

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From Ukrainian Бори́с (Borýs). Compare Belarusian Барыс (Barys), Russian Бори́с (Borís).

  1. A male given name. Alternative form of Boris
  2. A surname​.

Notable Persons Named Borys

Borys Tashchy is a soccer player for the VfB Stuttgart, FC Chornomorets Odesa, FC Dynamo Moscow, FC Hoverla Uzhhorod, VfB Stuttgart II, Ukraine national under-16 football team, Ukraine national under-17 football team, and Ukraine national under-18 football team. Borys was born on July 26th, 1993 in Odessa.


Borys Wrzesnewskyj is a member of parliament. He was most active from 2015 to 2011. Borys was born on November 10th, 1960 in Etobicoke.


Borys Yevhenovych Paton is a scientist in the field of metallurgy. Borys was born on November 27th, 1918 in Kiev.


Borys Kolesnikov is a Deputy Prime Minister of Ukraine, People's Deputy of Ukraine, First Azarov Government, and Verkhovna Rada. He was most active from 2012 to 2014. Borys was born on October 25th, 1962 in Mariupol.


Borys Tarasyuk is an and 6th Minister for Foreign Affairsof Ukraine. His career lasted from 1998 to 2000. Borys was born on January 1st, 1949 in Romaniv.


Borys Szyc is an actor, musician, and singer. Borys was given the name Borys Michalak on September 4th, 1978 in Łódź.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Borys

Stan Borys is a rock music, pop music, and sung poetry singer-songwriter. He has had major accomplishments since 1961. Stan was born on September 3rd, 1941.


Andzelika was born on October 14th, 1973.


Andrzej Borys is a sports team member for the Amica Wronki.


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Popularity of Borys as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Borys U.S.
  White 97.41% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Borys

People with the last name Borys are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Borys

  • How Popular is the name Borys? Borys is the 59,426th most popular name of all time. As a last name Borys was the 28,131st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Borys have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 23 babies born with the first name Borys in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Borys? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1954 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Borys first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Borys is Tuesday, May 20th, 1879.
  • What year had the most people named Borys born? The highest recorded use of the first name Borys was in 1958 with a total of 7 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Borys: Your name in reverse order is Syrob. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Boyrs. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Borys? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 851 people with the last name Borys.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Borys? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Borys as their last name since less than 1 person in 345k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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