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

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FEMININE FORMS: Bruna, Brunella (Italian), Bruna (Portuguese), Bruna (Croatian)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Broen (Limburgish)
USER SUBMISSIONS: Brúnó, Brüno

Sources & References

  • Ernst Förstemann, Altdeutsches namenbuch (1900), page 338
Entry updated July 2, 2017