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Updated January 17, 2024

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Boy name origins & meanings

  • German : Brown's son
  • English : Color name; son of the dark man

How Popular Is The Name Bruno

Family name origins & meanings

  • Italian and Portuguese : from a Germanic personal name, Bruno (see Brun).
  • Italian : nickname from bruno ‘brown’, referring to the color of the hair, complexion, or clothing.
  • Italian : possibly a habitational name from a place named Bruno, for example in Asti province.

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