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Origin of the name BRUCE.
Etymology of the name BRUCE.
Meaning of the baby name BRUCE.

  

BRUCE.  Scottish name, meaning "from Bruys," a place name of Norman French origin, possibly meaning "thicket" or "woods."  In Arthurian legend, the name of a knight.  Also spelled Breuse.  Usage: America, Australia, Canada, England, Ireland, Scotland.
    Henry Bruce Armstrong (d. 1943), was a Northern Irish barrister and politician.  Bruce Sterling, an American sci-fi writer.  Bruce Douglas, a Scottish rugby union footballer. (Wiki)

    Bruys for Brix or Bruce.  Named from the castle of Bruys, now Brix, near Cherbourg.  Robert de Bruys held a barony of ninety-four manors in Yorkshire (Domesday).  He was the ancestor of the Scottish Bruces. (Family Names and Their Story, Baring-Gould, 1910)

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