Meaning and Origin of: Bruse

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First name origins & meanings:

  • French : Thicket

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Last name origin & meaning:

  • German : from a short form of the medieval personal name Ambrosius (see Ambrose). Perhaps from the Slavic stem Brus (as in Brusky or the place name Bruschewitz).
  • Swedish : possibly from a Nordic personal name Bruse, from Old Norse brúsi ‘he-goat’.