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. See also Braun. English: of uncertain origin. Reaney suggests that the name may simply reflect a pronunciation of French Brun. Altered spelling of Swiss Bruhin.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press