Borislav - Meaning of Borislav
[ 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.
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)"