The name Bruno is a boy's name of German origin meaning "brown". Bruno is ranked #665 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Cool Boy Names From Around the World and discussed in our forums with posts like "Themed Families..".
From the experts:
Bruno is a popular name throughout Europe and South America that deserves more attention here. Its color meaning makes it one of the perfect names for November babies, or really a boy born in any of the autumn months.
Stylish British cookbook writer Nigella Lawson has a son named Bruno. The versatile singer-songwriter Bruno Mars, who was raised in Hawaii, was originally named Peter, but was given the nickname Bruno at the age of two. Another Bruno: Dancing With the Stars judge Bruno Tonioli.
St. Bruno of Cologne was a nobleman who founded the Carthusian order of monks in 1084. Bruno is a name often used for bears in children's stories, and Lewis Carroll wrote one called Sylvie and Bruno. More recently, Bruno is the central character in Iris Murdoch's novel, Bruno's Dream.
A reference to ignore: the Sacha Baron Cohen character in Bruno.
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