Bruno
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Given Name BRUNO
GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: BROO-no (German), BRUY-NO (French), BROO-naw (Polish)   [details]
Meaning & History
Derived from the Germanic element brun "armour, protection" or brun "brown". Saint Bruno of Cologne was a German monk of the 11th century who founded the Carthusian Order. The surname has belonged Giordano Bruno, a philosopher burned at the stake by the Inquisition.
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Related Names
FEMININE FORMS: Bruna, Brunella (Italian), Bruna (Portuguese), Bruna (Croatian)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Broen (Limburgish)
USER SUBMISSIONS: Brúnó, Brüno
Popularity
United States  ranked #666 
England and Wales  ranked #390 
Catalonia  ranked #26 
Chile  ranked #29 
Croatia  ranked #35 
Czech Republic  ranked #80 
France  - 
Galicia  ranked #37 
Italy  ranked #113 
Mexico  ranked #95 
Netherlands  - 
Poland  ranked #67 
Portugal  ranked #51 
Spain  ranked #35 
Switzerland  - 
Sources and References
  • Ernst Förstemann, Altdeutsches namenbuch (1900), page 338