Bruce

The meaning, origin and other details about Bruce

Meanings & Origins of Bruce

What does Bruce mean?

  • From Brys in the French origin.
  • Woodlands in the Scottish origin.
  • Woodlands in the English origin.
  • 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.

    in the French origin.

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  • There were 607 US births last year.
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