Bruce
Origin/Usage
English, French
Pronunciation
BROOS
Meaning
From Brieuze
More info about the name "Bruce"

Bruce is a very old and respected name, especially in Scotland, but it is believed to be of French origin. It is believed that the name Bruce was a surname given to people from the Brieuze region of Normandy in France. When the Normans invaded England, there was a contingent of Brus and it is believed that they established the name in the British Isles from where it went to Ireland.

Popularity of the Name Bruce
Famous Bruces

Bruce Springsteen - musician
Bruce Willis - actor
Bruce Hornsby - musician
Bruce Lee - actor
Bruce Smith - football player
Bruce Stuart - hockey player
Bruce Aven - baseball player

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