Bru Name Meaning

Catalan: from the Catalan personal name Bru, equivalent to Bruno, or nickname from Catalan bru ‘dark (hair or skin)’, for someone of dark hair and skin. Norwegian: habitational name from a farmstead so named in western Norway, from bru ‘bridge’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Brue, Brun, Bro, Brus, Braun, Bau, Bou, Grum, Brau, Bow

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    Between 1965 and 2004, Bru life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Bru in 1965 was 82, and 53 in 2004.

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