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Origin and popularity of the name BORING


Boring : 2: German: very rare variant or an Americanized form of Bohring or Böhring patronymics from a short form of an Old Slavic personal name composed with the element bor ‘to fight’ (see Bora 1) or topographic names from Slavic bor ‘pine tree’.1: Possibly an altered form of Irish Boran.


Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press

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