Brus Family History
Brus Name Meaning
Polish Slovenian Czech Sorbian and Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): from Slavic brus ‘whetstone’ presumably a metonymic occupational name for someone who honed or sharpened blades; possibly also a nickname for a clumsy or coarse fellow. Compare Bruss . Slovenian: from an old dialect short form of the personal name Ambrož (see Ambrose ). Compare Bruss . French: topographic name for someone living on a heath from Occitan brusc ‘heather’ or a habitational name from (Le/Les) Brus the name of several places in southern France. German: variant of Bruss .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022