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 LeeActor
- Bruce SpringsteenSinger
- Bruce WillisActor
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