US Popularity:1089
Deriving from multiple origins, including Scottish, English, and French, the boy’s name Bruce means “the willowlands.” In Scotland, Robert the Bruce was a renowned warrior that fought during the First War of Scottish Independence. Since medieval times, it has been used as a Scottish surname, but in recent decades with stars such as Bruce Springsteen, Lee, Willis, and films like Bruce Almighty, this name has made a popular resurgence as a given name.

Famous People Named Bruce

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  • Bruce Lee
  • Bruce Springsteen
  • Bruce Willis

Bruce Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Bruce is currently #664 on The Bump
Boy:Bruce is currently #384 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Bruce is currently #1089 in U.S. births
Boy:Bruce is currently #541 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 22
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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