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15k
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since 1880

Bruno

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: German
  • Meaning: Brown One
  • #1924 All Time
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Boys
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1.2m Brian
242k Brianna
91k Briana
80k Breanna
79k Byron
27k Brenna
20k Brianne
20k Brynn
16k Barney

How popular is the name "Bruno" in the U.S.?



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20062580258
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20092450245
20102970297
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20122840284
20133770377
20143770377

Want to know about the populiarty of Bruno? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 14,678 babies born with the name Bruno in the United States. That's more than enough Brunos to occupy the territory of Wallis and Futuna (France) with an estimated population of 13,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 7 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Bruno" was in 2014 with a total of 377 babies.

According to the 1920 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Bruno" ranks #93 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Connecticut. Imagine that, 20 babies in Connecticut have the same name as you in 1920. Across the entire United States a total of 292 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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The map shows the relative popularity of the name Bruno in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the east? Search for the name to check your answer!

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Bruno" mean? The list below shows the origins of Bruno as well as things modernly associated with the name Bruno such as celebrities named Bruno.

German

Origin and Meaning of Bruno

The name "Bruno" is of German origin, and it means "Brown One". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Bruno Ganz

Bruno was born in 1941 in Zurich, Switzerland.

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Bruno Sammartino

Bruno Sammartino is a professional wrestler. Bruno was born in 1935 as Bruno Leopoldo Francesco Sammartino in Pizzoferrato, Kingdom of Italy.

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Bruno Kirby

Bruno Kirby is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1971 to 2006. Bruno was born in 1949 as Bruno Giovanni Quidaciolu, Jr. in New York City, New York, U.S.

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Bruno Campos

Bruno was born in 1973 as Bruno Campos in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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Bruno Bichir

Bruno was born in 1967.

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Bruno Cheyrou

Bruno Cheyrou is a football biography. Bruno was born in 1978 in Suresnes, France.

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Alternative Meanings

B is for brilliance, your vivacity for life.

R is for romp, you know how to have fun!

U is for useful, always to others.

N is for nice, need I say more?

O is for old fashioned, you cherish the past.

Your name in reverse order is "Onurb". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Brnou". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Bruno born Oct 27, 1980

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Western Russia approximately on 1025. Your profession was handicraftsman and mechanic.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. You fulfill your lesson by helping old folks and children. You came to that life to learn to care about weak and helpless.

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