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