Bruce: baby boy name meaning and popularity


A Scottish surname derived from a French name meaning “from the brushwood.” Ironic, since it’ll likely be a struggle to get him to brush anything.


It’s a one-syllable name to begin with, soooo …

Famous people named Bruce:

Actors Bruce Willis, Bruce Lee, Bruce Dern, and Bruce Boxleitner; race car designer/driver Bruce McLaren; musician Bruce Springsteen.

Fun fact:

Batman’s real name is Bruce Wayne.

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