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Gender: Male Meaning of Bruin: "bear or brown" Origin of Bruin: English or Dutch

The name Bruin is a boy's name of English, Dutch origin meaning "bear or brown". Bruin and is often added to lists like Names with Animal Meanings and discussed in our forums with posts like "Names on NB that make you go WOW!".

From the experts:

Bruin is the Old English term for bear, taken from the Dutch word meaning brown. Bruin might be a sports fan's choice or an animal name in hiding. As a kind of hybrid of Roone and Bruno, it's definitely got some cool.

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