Bouras Family History
Bouras Name Meaning
Greek: from Albanian burrë ‘man husband’. Compare Booras and Buras . French: from b(o)ure ‘frieze’ a type of coarse reddish brown woolen cloth with long hairs (from Late Latin burra ‘coarse untreated wool’) + augmentative suffix -as applied as a metonymic occupational name for a worker in the wool trade or perhaps as a nickname for someone who habitually dressed in brown. Compare Bourassa . Muslim (Maghreb): unexplained; likely non-Arabic.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press