Meaning and Origin of: Brue

Save Name

First name origins & meanings:

  • French : Thicket

First name variations

Last name origin & meaning:

  • Americanized spelling of Norwegian Bru.
  • Possibly an altered spelling of the French surname Bru, in part a topographic name for someone who lived on moorland, from Old Occitan bruc ‘heather’, ‘heath’, or a habitational name from any of the various minor places named with this word (for example Bru in Lot, or Le Bru in Cantal, Corrèze, and Dordogne); otherwise from bru ‘daughter-in-law’.