Pronunciation: bru-hke-h
Origin: Scotland

Emmy Samtani

Emmy Samtani

Emmy is the founder of Kiindred and mother to 3 little ones. Over the last 4 years, she has worked with some of the most credible experts in the parenting space and is a keen contributor on all things parenthood.
Region Origin: Europe

The name Bruce has its origins in Scottish, English, and French languages, deriving from the place name Brix in Normandy, France, which means "the willowlands". The name arrived in Scotland with the Normans and was initially promulgated through the descendants of King Robert the Bruce (1274-1329). It has been a Scottish surname since medieval times and has become a common given name in recent decades. Some notable people named Bruce include actor Bruce Lee, singer Bruce Springsteen, and actor Bruce Willis. The name has also been popularized through fictional characters such as Bruce Wayne, the secret identity of Batman, and Bruce Banner, the alter ego of the Hulk.

Bruce Name Popularity Data

chat-overall Overall: Bruce is currently #653 on Kiindred
gender-female Boy: Bruce is currently #653 on Kiindred Boy Names
gender-male Overall Unique: Bruce is currently #644 on Kiindred Unique Names
gender-male Boy Unique: Bruce is currently #644 on Kiindred Boy Unique Names

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Famous People Named Bruce

  • Bruce Springsteen: Bruce Springsteen is an American singer, songwriter, and musician, known for his work with the E Street Band and hits like "Born to Run" and "Born in the U.S.A."
  • Bruce Willis: Bruce Willis is an American actor and producer known for his roles in "Die Hard," "Pulp Fiction," and "The Sixth Sense."
  • Bruce Lee: Bruce Lee was a Hong Kong-American martial artist, actor, and filmmaker known for his roles in "Enter the Dragon" and "Fist of Fury." He passed away in 1973.
  • Bruce Banner: Bruce Banner is a fictional character in the Marvel Comics universe, known for transforming into the Hulk.
  • Bruce Dickinson: The lead singer of the heavy metal band Iron Maiden, Dickinson is known for his wide-ranging operatic vocal style and energetic stage presence.