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Bruce Meaning


What does Bruce mean?

The name Bruce is of French and Scottish origin.

The meaning of Bruce is "brushwood thicket, woods".

Bruce is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 5 letters and 1 syllable and is pronounced Bruce.

The Given Name Bruce

Bruce is quite a delightful name and a welcome find.

A name fit for a child full of a positive vibe and spirit, a little adventurer.

Bruce has no variant spellings.

Bruce falls into the tree name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Bruce Beutler, Bruce Boxleitner, and Bruce C. Heezen.

Bruce Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 478 in baby name popularity for boys with 607 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 429 in baby name popularity for boys with 719 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

Want to see how Bruce sizes up? How it compares to some other names? Then check out the Bruce Name Popularity Page.

Bruce Related Names

Famous Bruces

  • Bruce Beutler ~ Nobel Prize for Medicine 2011
  • Bruce Boxleitner ~ Actor
  • Bruce C. Heezen ~ Scientist
  • Bruce Campbell ~ Actor
  • Bruce Greenwood ~ Actor
  • Bruce Hornsby ~ Musician
  • Bruce Lee ~ Actor
  • Bruce Matthews ~ Football Player
  • Bruce McLaren ~ Driver
  • Bruce Nauman ~ Artist
  • Bruce Smith ~ Football Player
  • Bruce Springsteen ~ Rock Musician
  • Bruce Stuart ~ Ice Hockey Player
  • Bruce Sutter ~ Baseball Player
  • Bruce Wayne ~ Batman character
  • Bruce Willis ~ Actor

Bruce Numerology

What will your new littleBruce be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Numerology may give you some insight.

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Bruce Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Bruce in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Bruce.

Just for fun, see the name Bruce in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Bruce in Nautical Flags page.