BRUCE
GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: BROOS   [key]
Meaning & History
From a Scottish surname, of Norman origin, which probably originally referred to the town of Brix in France. The surname was borne by Robert the Bruce, a Scottish hero of the 14th century who achieved independence from England and became the king of Scotland. It has been in use as a given name in the English-speaking world since the 19th century. A notable bearer is the American musician Bruce Springsteen (1949-).
Popularity
United States  ranked #416 
England/Wales  - 
Netherlands  ranked #267 
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