Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. bo-LEE-bar  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

From a surname that was taken from the Basque place name Bolibar, which was derived from bolu "mill" and ibar "riverside". A famous bearer of the surname was Simón Bolívar (1783-1830), a South American revolutionary leader, after whom the country of Bolivia is named.



Entry updated November 20, 2020