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.

Categories

actors, athletes, brown, colors, Fire Emblem characters, musicians, philosophers, Pokemon characters, pop music, saints, Tolkien characters, top 100 Portugal, Vocaloid characters
FEMININE FORMS: Bruna, Brunella (Italian), Bruna (Portuguese), Bruna (Croatian)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Broen (Limburgish)
USER SUBMISSIONS: Brúnó, Brüno
  United States
2016
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2014
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2014
  Croatia
2009
  Czech Republic
2014
  England and Wales
2016
  France
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2015
  Galicia
2015
  Italy
2015
  Mexico
2013
  Netherlands
not
ranked
2016
  Poland
2014
  Portugal
2016
  Renaissance Italy
1427
  Spain
2015
  Switzerland
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ranked
2013

Sources & References

  • Ernst Förstemann, Altdeutsches namenbuch (1900), page 338