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Bruno

First Name
15k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
31k
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meanings and Origins

What does the name Bruno mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Bruno

"Bruno" is a name 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)
Wiktionary

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

Notable Persons Named Bruno

Bruno Mars is a singer, songwriter, record producer, and choreographer. He holds the title Grenade". Bruno was given the name Peter Gene Hernandez on October 8th, 1985 in Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.

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Bruno Sammartino is a wrestler. Bruno was born on October 6th, 1935 in Pizzoferrato.

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Bruno Schulz was a writer, fine artist, literary critic, art teacher, literary criticism, and visual arts education. Bruno was born on July 12th, 1892 in Drohobych. He passed away on November 19th, 1942.

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Bruno Ganz is a famed somebody. His most notable accomplishments were from 1960 to present. Bruno was born on March 22nd, 1941 in Zürich, Switzerland.

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Bruno Kirby was an actor. His most notable accomplishments were from 1971 to 2006. Bruno was given the name Bruno Giovanni Quidaciolu, Jr. on April 28th, 1949 in New York City, New York, U.S. Bruno is also known as Bruce Kirby, Jr., and B. Kirby. He breathed his last breath on August 14th, 2006.

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Bruno Martins Indi is a soccer player for the FC Porto, Feyenoord, Netherlands national under-17 football team, Netherlands national under-19 football team, and Netherlands national under-21 football team. Bruno was born on February 8th, 1992 in Barreiro, Portugal. Bruno is also known as Martins Indi and Rolando Maximiliano.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Bruno

Giordano Bruno was a philosopher. Giordano was born in 1548 in Nola. He left this life in 1600.

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Frank Bruno is a boxer. Frank was born on November 16th, 1961 in England.

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Bruno is a soccer player for the Villarreal CF, Villarreal CF B, and Spain national football team. Bruno was born on June 12th, 1984 in Artana, Spain. Bruno is also known as Bruno.

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Angelo Bruno was a businessperson, boss (crime), american mafia, gangster, rum-running, racket (crime), businessman, crime boss, mafioso, mobster, rum runner, and racketeer. Angelo was born on May 21st, 1910 in Villalba, Sicily. Angelo is also known as The Gentle Don". He left this life on March 21st, 1980.

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Dylan Bruno is an actor and model. He has been prominent since 1995. Dylan was born on September 6th, 1972 in Milford, Connecticut, U.S.

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Aaron Bruno is an indie rock, electronic rock, and industrial rock musician. His most notable accomplishments were from 1999 to present. Aaron was given the name Aaron Richard Bruno on November 11th, 1978 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Aaron is also known as AWOL.

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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 69 0 69
1955 73 0 73
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 89 0 89
1963 102 0 102
1964 84 0 84
1965 86 0 86
1966 78 0 78
1967 88 0 88
1968 96 0 96
1969 50 0 50
1970 75 0 75
1971 76 0 76
1972 78 0 78
1973 63 0 63
1974 68 0 68
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 160 0 160
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 379 0 379
2014 381 0 381
2015 348 0 348
2016 382 0 382

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Popularity of Bruno as a first name

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Popularity of Bruno as a last name

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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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Fun Facts about the name Bruno

  • How Popular is the name Bruno? Bruno is the 1,917th most popular name of all time. As a last name Bruno was the 1,135th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Bruno have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 15,421 babies born with the first name Bruno in the United States. That's more than enough people named Bruno to occupy the territory of Anguilla (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 15,236 (as of July 1, 2011).
  • 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 2016 with a total of 382 babies.
  • Random Bruno Factoid: According to the 1916 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Bruno ranks 87th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Illinois. Imagine that, 110 babies in Illinois have the same name as you in 1916.
  • 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 Brnou. 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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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.