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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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  1. A member of a group of Siouan people who constituted a division of the Teton Sioux

Notable Persons With the Last Name Brule

Gilbert Brulé is a hockey player for the KHL Medveščak Zagreb in the Kontinental Hockey League. He was most active from 2005 to present. Gilbert was born on January 1st, 1987 in Edmonton.


Tyler Brûlé is a journalist. Tyler was born on November 25th, 1968 in Winnipeg.


Robin Brûlé is an actress and actor. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1994 to present. Robin was born in 1974 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.


Steve Brule is a hockey player. He was most active from 1995 to 2013. Steve was born on January 15th, 1975 in Montreal.


Paul was born on February 21st, 1945.


Julien was born in 1875.


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Popularity of Brule as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Brule U.S.
  White 89.10% 64.26%
  African American 4.63% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.88% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.99% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.31% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.09% 16.26%

Of Last Name Brule

People with the last name Brule are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Brule

  • How Popular is the name Brule? As a last name Brule was the 26,795th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Brule first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Brule is Friday, September 17th, 1897.
  • How unique is the name Brule? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Brule. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Brule: Your name in reverse order is Elurb. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rebul. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Brule? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 908 people with the last name Brule.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Brule? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Brule as their last name since less than 1 person in 323k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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