Meaning and Origin of Bruce - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Bruce

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • French : Thicket

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Family name origins & meanings:

  • Scottish and English (of Norman origin) : habitational name from a place in Normandy which has not been certainly identified. Traditionally, it is believed to be derived from Brix near Cherbourg, but Le Brus in Calvados and Briouze in Orne have also been proposed as candidates.

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