The meaning, origin, popularity, similar names, and other details about the boy name Bruce

Meanings & Origins of Bruce

What does Bruce mean? What is the origin?

Origin French
Meaning Bruce \b-ru-ce\ as a boy's name is pronounced brooce. It is of Norman French origin. Transferred use of the Scottish surname. Originally a Norman baronial name and place name. The Bruces were an influenctial Norman family in Scottish affairs in the early Middle Ages. The tale of its most famous member, Robert "the Bruce", King of Scotland in the 14th century, who watched and learned the value of perseverance from a spider repeatedly climbing up again after being knocked down, has become a part of the world's folklore. Rock musician Bruce Springsteen; actor Bruce Willis.

Bruce has 2 variant forms: Brucey and Brucie.

For more information, see also related names Robert and Brewster.

Baby names that sound like Bruce are Brice and Bryce.

Origin French
Meaning From Brys
Origin Scottish
Meaning Woodlands
Origin English
Meaning Woodlands

More Details About Bruce

How popular is Bruce? Any other details?

How to pronounce, Bruce? \b-ru-ce\
Popularity of Bruce There were 607 US births last year.
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Names Similar To Bruce

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Bruce is a boy name.
Bruce starts with B
Bruce is 5 letters long

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