Boros Family History
Boros Name Meaning
Hungarian: from boros ‘containing wine of wine’ (a derivative of bor ‘wine’) hence possibly a nickname for a heavy drinker or a metonymic occupational name for a wine merchant or a wine producer. Hungarian: possibly also a variant of Baros a pet form of the personal name Barnabás Hungarian form of Barnaby . Czech Slovak Croatian and Slovenian (Boroš): nickname from a Slavicized form of Hungarian boros ‘containing wine of wine’ (see above) or alternatively a derivative of Slavic compound personal names formed with the element bor ‘to fight’ (from Old Slavic boriti se) e.g. Czech Dalibor or Bořivoj. Polish (also Boroś): from a derivative of a personal name such as Borzysław or Bolebor (see 3 above). In North America this surname may also be an altered form of the variant Borosz.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press