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Bruce meaning, origin, history | Meaning of name

Name: Bruce No. of characters: 5 Gender: BoyOrigin: Scottish English Old French
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Meanings: Woods Brewer From the Brushwood Thicket Willow-lands Surname Since Medieval Times Now a Common Given Name A Place Name English name Norman origin, meaning similar to a place name. Known by the Scottish king and national hero Robert de Bruce. Namesakes: Bruce Springsteen, American musician.

Bruce was ranked 410 in 2016 list of US boys name and dropped by 6.77% from its previous ranking of 384 in 2015. Bruce was ranked 859 in 1995 list of US girls name and dropped by 2.14% from its previous ranking of 841 in 1991.

Full form of Bruce : Blunt Reliable Unmethodical Companionable Encouraging

Bruce is a rare first name for a girl in England & Wales which is a rare name since 1999 and ranked 586 in 2015. Only 860 people have Bruce as their first name. Bruce is a very consistent name over the past 18 years.

Bruce is a very very popular first name for a boy in United States which is popular male name since 1912 and ranked 410 (0.017737% bearer) in 2016 in US. Around 382946 people wear Bruce as their first name. Bruce is a rare first name for a girl in United States which is a rare girl name since 1895 and ranked 410 (0.017737% bearer) in 2016 in US. Only 382946 people have Bruce as their first name. Bruce is not a native United States and Bruce may be came from another language or is a short form of some other name. 0.105944% of people in US have this given name.

Complete history of Bruce
YearRankOccurence
Popular boy name in
1912169328
1913169390
1914163530
1915168663
1916158740
1917153805
1918143988
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History of Bruce

Bruce first appeared recently. It originated in the illustrious name of Robert Bruce. (1274-1329) and liberator King of Scotland. The Anglo-Saxon countries, more open and flexible than Latin countries against names are easily use surnames to names of places or characters in novels to assign to their children. This is the case of Bruce.

Expression number of Bruce is 22.

Bruce are persistent and possess leadership abilities. Bruce dream big and so are their achievements in real world. Bruce can transform any idea into reality which make them a master builder equipped with ingenuity and innovation.

Names that rhyme with Bruce Bruce, Deuce, Douce, Druce, Duce, Luce, Marie-Luce, Soundouce, TruceFamous people named Bruce
Tracie Bruce in Louise's Waterworld as Actress
Donna Bruce in A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge as Actress
Kate Bruce in The Fugitive as Actress
Susan Bruce in Pieces of April as Actress
Tammy Bruce in Episode dated 27 May 2008 as
Kristy Bruce in Embrace Eternity as Actress
Betty Bruce in Gypsy as Actress
Lenora Bruce in Bad Girls as Actress
Alexandra Bruce in Run-DMC: Together Forever - Greatest Hits 1983-2000 as Director
Jenna Bruce in Wish We Weren't Here as Producer
Bruce Lee, actor,producer
Bruce Willis, actor,producer
Bruce Boxleitner, actor,producer
Bruce Beresford, director,producer,writer
Bruce Davison, actor,director,producer
Bruce Dern, actor,producer
Bruce Paltrow, producer,writer,director
Bruce Babcock, composer
Bruce A. Simon, assistant director,production manager,actor
Bruce Woloshyn, actor
Bruce Worrall, cinematographer,director
Bruce Broughton, composer
Bruce Rowland, composer
Bruce Smeaton, composer
Bruce Marchfelder, producer,director,writer
Bruce Aarestad, actor
Bruce Abbate, director,producer
Bruce Abbott, actor
Bruce Abrams, editor,sound department
Bruce Adams, sound department
Bruce Adams, actor
Bruce Adams, assistant director
Bruce Adel, actor
Bruce Adler, actor
Names like Bruce Bruce, Brucelee, Brucey, Brucha, Bruchy, Brucie, Bruin, Bruk, Bruke, Brumant, Brun, Bruna, Brune, Brunehaut, Brunehilde, Brunell, Brunella, Brunelle, Bruner, Brunetta
Bruce Namesakes Posts having Bruce: Comments :Bruce is a male first name and a last name. Bruce is the English form of the Norman town of Brix. The name comes from Sir Robert de Brus, a Norman knight who with the Conqueror William to England came and his son Robert in Scotland by David I for Lord of Annandale was appointed. From the family comes also the 5th Lord of Annandale, Robert de Brus, the 1291 unsuccessful claims to the Scottish throne arose, and whose grandson of the same name, who together with William Wallace fought for the independence of Scotland and from 1306 to 1329 King of Scotland was. Variants of the name: English: Brucie, Scottish: Brus. People named Bruce are Bruce Boxleitner: actor, Bruce Campbell: actor, director and film producer, Bruce Chatwin: writer and British traveler, Bruce Clarke: US General, Bruce Davison: American actor. - Mignon Mcwhirter
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