Borislav - Meaning of Borislav

What does Borislav mean?

[ 3 syll. bo-ri-slav, bor-isl-av ] The baby boy name Borislav is pronounced as Baa-Riy-SLAAF in Russian †. Borislav is used predominantly in the Russian and Slavic languages, and its origin is Slavonic. The name is of the meaning famous battle, battle glory. A two-element name, it is derived from the elements 'boru' meaning fight, battle ; 'slav' fame, glory, Slav. Boruslaw (Old Slavic) is an older form of Borislav. The name was borne by Prince Boris I (852-889), the Bulgarian ruler who adopted Christianity and converted his people; he is known as the first Bulgarian saint. It was also borne by various members of Russian royalty including the 11th-century Saint Boris, son of Vladimir the Great; together his brother Gleb, he brought Christianity to his country. Due to his fame, the non-classical name has been accepted as a Catholic baptismal name by the Orthodox Church. The name Borislava (Russian and Slavic) is the female version of Borislav.

The name Borislaw (Slavic) and the name Boryslaw (Polish) are variants of Borislav.

Other variants of Borislav include the short form Boris (German, Russian, and Slavic), and the pet forms Boba (Russian), Borik (Russian), Borka (Russian), Borya (Russian), and Boryusha (Russian).

See also the related categories, prince (king), slavic, son (heir), brother, glory (honor), battle (war), church, russian, catholic, and bulgarian.

Borislav is rarely used as a baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names.

A baby name that sounds like Borislav is the name Borislaw (Slavic).

† Pronunciation for Borislav: B as in "be (B.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; F as in "fee (F.IY)"

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