Bruin Family History
Bruin Name Meaning
Dutch: from a personal name based on Middle Dutch bruun ‘brown’ or a nickname referring to the color of the hair or complexion. Compare De Bruin and Bruyn . English: of uncertain origin. It may as Reaney suggested reflect a pronunciation of French Brun ‘brown’. Altered form of Swiss Bruhin unexplained.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022