Bors Family History
Bors Name Meaning
German (also Börs) and Dutch: from a short form of the medieval personal name Liborius (see Liborio ) the name of the patron saint of the city of Paderborn in Germany. Dutch: patronymic genitivized with -s from the personal name Bor(re) from an ancient Germanic name based on the element bern ‘bear’. Dutch: from Middle Dutch bors ‘bear’ a topographic or habitational name referring to a house named In de Bors (‘In the Bear’). Hungarian: from the old personal name Bors. Hungarian: from bors ‘pepper hot spice’ hence probably a metonymic occupational name for a spice merchant or a cook.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022