Sunday, September 5, 2010
Happy Name Day, Boris! Všechno nejlepší k svátku!
Today we honor Boris. Happy Name Day, Boris!
The name Boris is of Slavic and Russian origin, meaning "small; battle glory".
Origially from the Tartar nickname Bogoris, then used as a shortened form of the Russian name Borislav. The name was borne by a 9th century ruler of Bulgaria who converted his kingdom to Christianity. Saint Boris (10th century) is known as the patron saint of Moscow.