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Bruno

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 7 0 7
1881 6 0 6
1882 5 0 5
1884 7 0 7
1885 7 0 7
1886 5 0 5
1887 12 0 12
1888 6 0 6
1889 7 0 7
1890 10 0 10
1891 15 0 15
1892 14 0 14
1893 10 0 10
1894 18 0 18
1895 14 0 14
1896 13 0 13
1897 12 0 12
1898 17 0 17
1899 7 0 7
1900 26 0 26
1901 13 0 13
1902 15 0 15
1903 9 0 9
1904 18 0 18
1905 23 0 23
1906 19 0 19
1907 20 0 20
1908 27 0 27
1909 33 0 33
1910 54 0 54
1911 54 0 54
1912 127 0 127
1913 180 0 180
1914 219 0 219
1915 348 0 348
1916 353 0 353
1917 328 0 328
1918 348 0 348
1919 261 0 261
1920 292 0 292
1921 311 0 311
1922 261 0 261
1923 286 0 286
1924 261 0 261
1925 211 0 211
1926 209 0 209
1927 190 0 190
1928 172 0 172
1929 147 0 147
1930 160 0 160
1931 121 0 121
1932 98 0 98
1933 111 0 111
1934 112 0 112
1935 87 0 87
1936 85 0 85
1937 80 0 80
1938 78 0 78
1939 54 0 54
1940 68 0 68
1941 90 0 90
1942 79 0 79
1943 63 0 63
1944 67 0 67
1945 58 0 58
1946 71 0 71
1947 81 0 81
1948 49 0 49
1949 74 0 74
1950 71 0 71
1951 83 0 83
1952 83 0 83
1953 88 0 88
1954 68 0 68
1955 74 0 74
1956 93 0 93
1957 107 0 107
1958 88 0 88
1959 92 0 92
1960 107 0 107
1961 104 0 104
1962 88 0 88
1963 102 0 102
1964 84 0 84
1965 86 0 86
1966 78 0 78
1967 89 0 89
1968 95 0 95
1969 50 0 50
1970 75 0 75
1971 76 0 76
1972 78 0 78
1973 63 0 63
1974 67 0 67
1975 39 0 39
1976 51 0 51
1977 43 0 43
1978 66 0 66
1979 57 0 57
1980 64 0 64
1981 65 0 65
1982 76 0 76
1983 78 0 78
1984 58 0 58
1985 67 0 67
1986 64 0 64
1987 61 0 61
1988 77 0 77
1989 99 0 99
1990 113 0 113
1991 95 0 95
1992 82 0 82
1993 109 0 109
1994 94 0 94
1995 105 0 105
1996 125 0 125
1997 118 0 118
1998 112 0 112
1999 119 0 119
2000 156 0 156
2001 159 0 159
2002 220 0 220
2003 224 0 224
2004 229 0 229
2005 239 0 239
2006 258 0 258
2007 263 0 263
2008 274 0 274
2009 245 0 245
2010 297 0 297
2011 261 0 261
2012 284 0 284
2013 378 0 378
2014 381 0 381
2015 347 0 347

Fun Facts about the name Bruno

  • How many people with the first name Bruno have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 15,034 babies born with the first name Bruno in the United States. That's more than enough people named Bruno to occupy the territory of Wallis and Futuna (France) with an estimated population of 13,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Bruno? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Bruno first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Bruno is Saturday, September 18th, 1869.
  • What year had the most people named Bruno born? The highest recorded use of the first name Bruno was in 2014 with a total of 381 babies.
  • Random Bruno Factoid: According to the 1918 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Bruno ranks 99th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Illinois. Imagine that, 97 babies in Illinois have the same name as you in 1918.
  • Weird things about the name Bruno: Your name in reverse order is Onurb. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Bonru. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Bruno? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 30,883 people with the last name Bruno.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Bruno? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 10 of them will have Bruno as their last name.
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Common last names for Bruno

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  • Sanchez
  • Romeo
  • Mueller

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Bruno U.S.
  White 74.09% 64.26%
  African American 7.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.19% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.62% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.15% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 15.96% 16.26%

Of Last Name Bruno

People with the last name Bruno are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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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.

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. Italian philosopher who used Copernican principles to develop a pantheistic monistic philosophy; condemned for heresy by the Inquisition and burned at the stake (1548-1600)
  2. (Roman Catholic Church) a French cleric (born in Germany) who founded the Carthusian order in 1084 (1032-1101)
  3. German pope from 1049 to 1054 whose papacy was the beginning of papal reforms in the 11th century (1002-1054)

From Italian, German etc continental European Bruno, name of medieval Italian and German saints and royalty, Latinized form of Old High German brūn (“brown”). The surname is mostly borrowed from Italian Bruno.

  1. A male given name.
  2. A surname​.
  3. (folklore) A name for the bear.
  4. A city in Minnesota
  5. A village in Nebraska
  6. A municipality in Piedmont, Italy
  7. A town in Saskatchewan

Bruno was also found in the following language(s): Czech, Danish, French, German, Italian, Latin, Latvian, Portuguese, Slovak, and Swedish

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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Other Inspirations for the Name Bruno

Bruno Mars
Bruno Mars Count On Me
Bruno Mars Grenade
Bruno Mars Height
Bruno Mars Marry You
Bruno Mars Songs
Bruno Mars The Lazy Song
Bruno Mars Tour
Bruno Mars Uptown Funk
Bruno Mars When I Was Your Man
Bruno Mars Just The Way You Are
Bruno Mars Treasure

Notable Persons With the Last Name Bruno

Billi Bruno

Billi Bruno is a television. Billi was born in 1997.

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Dylan Bruno

Dylan Bruno is an actor and model with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1995 to present. Dylan was born in 1972 in Milford, Connecticut, U.S.

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Chris Bruno

Chris Bruno is a film and television actor. Chris was born in 1966 in Milford, Connecticut.

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Mandy Bruno

Mandy was born in 1981 in Phoenix, Arizona, United States.

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Pierluigi Bruno

Pierluigi was born in 1975.

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What does the name Bruno mean?

Bis for befriend, it is so easy for you.

Ris for righteous, you know when you're right.

Uis for understanding, you show for others.

Nis for natural, the genuine side of you.

Ois for outlook, pleasing to all.

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