Bor Family History
Bor Name Meaning
Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): habitational name from the village of Bor in Belarus. Dutch: probably from the Middle Dutch personal name Borre from an ancient Germanic name containing the element bern ‘brilliant bright’. Compare Borr . Czech and Polish: from a short form of a personal name composed with the Old Slavic element bor ‘to fight’ (see Bora ). The homonymous Sorbian cognate Bór is apparently found in Germanized forms Bohr and Buhr only.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022