Meaning and Origin of: Bora

Family name origins & meanings

  • Indian (Gujarat) : Muslim name based on the name of a Muslim community in Gujarat. It is believed to be a derivative of Sanskritvyavahāra ‘trade’. However, only one subgroup of the Boras is engaged in trade.
  • Indian (Assam) : Hindu name of unknown meaning.
  • Romanian : from a feminine form of Boro, a short form of the personal name Boris.
  • Polish : from a pet form of the personal names Borzysław or Bolebor.
  • Hungarian : variant of Bara, a short form of the personal name Barabás, Hungarian form of Barnaby.