Borak Family History
Borak Name Meaning
Polish Croatian and Serbian: from a pet form of any of various Slavic compound personal names formed with the element bor ‘to fight’ (from Old Slavic and South Slavic boriti se) e.g. Polish Borzysław Croatian and Serbian Borislav (see also Boris ). Czech and Slovak (Borák): habitational name for someone from any of many places called with bor ‘pine forest’; alternatively from a pet form of any of various Slavic compound personal names containing the element bor ‘to fight’ e.g. Czech Dalibor (compare 1 above). Slovak (Borák): nickname or topographic name from the plant name borák ‘borage’. Slovenian: cognate of 1 or 2 above.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022