Borsch Family History
Borsch Name Meaning
German (Börsch): from a pet form of the medieval personal name Liborius (see Liborio ) the name of the patron saint of the city of Paderborn. German (also Börsch): habitational name from any of several places called Borsch (as in Hesse and Thuringia) or Börsch (in Alsace and Rhineland). Germanized form of Sorbian Borš: from an Upper Sorbian shortened variant of the personal name Boriš (see Boris 3 and Borisch ). Ukrainian and Jewish (from Belarus): nickname from borshch ‘borscht (beet soup)’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press