Last name origins & meanings:
- Hungarian: from boros ‘tipsy’, ‘drunk’ (a derivative of
bor ‘wine’), hence a nickname for a heavy drinker or in some
rare cases a metonymic occupational name for a wine merchant or a wine
- Hungarian: probably a spelling variant of Baros,
from a pet form of the personal name Barnabás, Hungarian
form of Barnaby.
- Czech and Slovak (Boroš): nickname from Hungarian boros ‘drunk’ (see 1 above); or
alternatively from a Slavic personal name such as Dalibor, or
- Polish (also Boroś,
Borosz): from a Slavic personal name such as
Borzysław or Bolebor.
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