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Bora

Last Name
627
in the U.S.
in 2010
Girls
Boys

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Bora mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Bora

User Submitted Origins

Turkish
45%
Albanian
29%
Korean
26%

User Submitted Meanings

  1. According to 9 people from all over the world, the name Bora is of Albanian origin and means "Snow".
  2. According to a user from Canada, the name Bora is of Albanian origin and means "Bora is a female name and it means 'snow' in Albanian".
  3. 2 people from Turkey and the United States agree the name Bora is of Turkish origin and means "Strong wind".
  4. A user from Turkey says the name Bora is of Turkish origin and means "A strong wind that brings rain".
  5. According to a user from Australia, the name Bora is of Turkish origin and means "A major wind".
  6. A user from the United Kingdom says the name Bora is of Turkish origin and means "From Greek mythology, the name of one of the major winds, Boreas".
  7. According to a user from Virginia, U.S., the name Bora is of Korean origin and means "The color purple".
  8. A user from Korea, Republic of says the name Bora is of Korean origin and means "(color) purple, violet".
  9. A submission from Turkey says the name Bora means "Wind" and is of Turkish origin.
  10. 2 people from Iowa, U.S. agree the name Bora is of Korean origin and means "Purple".
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Wiktionary

From Gamilaraay būru.

  1. A initiation ceremony for males among the Aborigines of New South Wales.

Perhaps from a dialectal form of Italian borea (“north wind”), from Latin Boreās.

  1. A cold, often dry, northeasterly wind which blows, sometimes in violent gusts, down from mountains on the eastern shore of the Adriatic Sea. It also applies to cold, squally, downslope winds in other parts of the world.

    bora was also found in the following language(s): Hungarian, Icelandic, Italian, Latvian, Northern Sami, Norwegian Bokmål, Norwegian Nynorsk, Old English, Old Swedish, Portuguese, Romansch, Serbo-Croatian, Swahili, and Turkish

    Notable Persons Named Bora

    Notable Persons Named Bora

    Bora

    Bora is a singing and singer. Bora was given the name Yoon Bo-ra on January 30th, 1990 in Seoul.

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    Bora Milutinović

    Bora Milutinović is a soccer player for the FK Partizan, OFK Beograd, FC Winterthur, AS Monaco FC, OGC Nice, FC Rouen, and Club Universidad Nacional. Bora was born on September 7th, 1944 in Bajina Bašta.

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    Bora Đorđević

    Bora Đorđević is a rock music, dance music, and pop-folk singing and songwriter. They plays Acoustic guitar, Harmonica, Percussion instrument, and Vocals. Their career lasted from 1974 to 1974. Bora was born in Čačak. Bora is also known as Bora Čorba.

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    Bora Laskin

    Bora Laskin was a Puisne Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada, Justice of the Ontario Court of Appeal, Puisne Justiceof theSupreme Court of Canada, and Justice of theOntario Court of Appeal. Bora was born on October 5th, 1912 in Fort William, Ontario. He breathed his last breath on March 26th, 1984.

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    Bora Todorović

    Bora was given the name Borivoje Todorović on November 5th, 1929 in Belgrade. They died on July 7th, 2014.

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    Bora Drljača

    Bora Drljača is a folk music and pop-folk musician. They have had major accomplishments since 1973. Bora was given the name Borislav Drljača on August 29th, 1941. Bora is also known as Boro.

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    Notable Persons With the Last Name Bora

    Notable Persons With the Last Name Bora

    Sheena Bora

    Sheena was born on February 11th, 1987 in Guwahati, Assam, India. She breathed her last breath on April 24th, 2012.

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    Indrani Mukherjea

    Indrani Mukherjea is a hr consultant and media executive. She was most active from 1996 to 2009. Indrani was given the name Pori Bora in 1972 in Guwahati. Indrani is also known as Pori Bora and Indrani Mukerjea.

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    Katharina von Bora

    Katharina was born on January 29th, 1499 in near Pegau, Electorate of Saxony, Holy Roman Empire. She passed away on December 20th, 1552.

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    Bora

    Bora is a singing and singer. Bora was given the name Yoon Bo-ra on January 30th, 1990 in Seoul.

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    Panchi Bora

    Panchi Bora is a model (people), actor, model, and actress. She was most prominent from 2004 to present.

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    Shin Bora

    Shin Bora is an observational, sketch, wit, parody, slapstick, dramatic, sitcom, observational comedy, sketch comedy, and comedy (drama) comedian. Shin was born on March 17th, 1987 in Geoje.

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    • Eko Fresh
      Rapper
    • Jatin Bora
      Public Figure
    • Jin Bora
      Musician

    Ethnicity Distribution

    Ethnicity Bora U.S.
      White 58.05% 64.26%
      African American 1.75% 11.96%
      Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 33.17% 4.85%
      American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
      Two or More Ethnicities 2.39% 1.76%
      Hispanic or Latino 4.63% 16.26%

    Of Last Name Bora

    People with the last name Bora are most frequently White or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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    Fun Facts about the name Bora

  1. How Popular is the name Bora? Bora is the 17,040th most popular name of all time. As a last name Bora was the 35,812th most popular name in 2010.
  2. How many people with the first name Bora have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 488 babies born with the first name Bora in the United States. That's more than enough people named Bora to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  3. What year were 5 or more babies first named Bora? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1981 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  4. When was Bora first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Bora is Sunday, November 23rd, 1873.
  5. What year had the most people named Bora born? The highest recorded use of the first name Bora was in 2005 with a total of 23 babies.
  6. Random Bora Factoid: According to the 2019 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Bora is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New York have the same name in 2019.
  7. Weird things about the name Bora: The name spelled backwards is Arob. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Aobr. How do you pronounce that?
  8. How many people have the last name Bora? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 627 people with the last name Bora.
  9. How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Bora? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Bora as their last name since less than 1 person in 476k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
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