Each name has a special meaning and without a doubt we want to give you all the information you should know about it. When you choose a name, its origin, its meaning and even those characters who bear it and who have made history over time can be important. Please note that all names have a different etymology which may be of importance to you. Next we are going to explain the meaning of the name Bruno .

Etymology of the name Bruno:

According to anthroponymic studies, it is considered that the name Bruno comes from the Germanic word brünne which means “breastplate”, “breastplate”, “armor” or “shell”. This name has records from the Late Middle Ages and its continuous use in current times. Saint Bruno is known, a German priest during the twelfth century who founded the contemplative religious order of the Carthusians. Very young he left his city to focus on theology studies focusing on Holy Scripture. At the age of 26 he became the director of the Reims Cathedral School. Giordano Bruno was a 16th-century Italian astronomer, philosopher, theologian, and poet who developed cosmological theories in contradiction to the traditional Copernican model. Bruno is the variant of the name in Spanish.


Brun in Old Germanic, Broen in Limburgish, Bryn in Scandinavian, Bru in Catalan, Beuluno in Korean, Bruce in English, Bryno in Polish, Broen in Ukrainian, Brunon in Occitan, Bryuni in Turkish, Brynu in Bulgarian, Buruno in Japanese. The most common female variant is usually Bruna or Brunella.

Famous people named Bruno:

  • Bruno Mars

    • American singer, songwriter, music producer, and dancer : his name is Peter Gene Hernandez but he goes by his stage name. He was born in Honolulu, Hawaii in 1985. From an early age he began appearing on stage performing impressions. After finishing high school, he moved to Los Angeles to succeed in his musical career. For his work he has won 10 Grammy Awards, 3 Brit Awards, among others, and has occupied the top positions in several rankings, especially in the Billboard Hot 100.
  • Bruno Stagnaro

    • Argentine filmmaker : born in Buenos Aires in 1973. Some of his film productions have received multiple awards for their originality and creativity. He has directed films and television series. Among the awards he has received are the Silver Condor Awards 3 times, the Martín Fierro Awards 5 times, the Tato Awards 3 times and the Konex Awards 1 time.
  • Bruno Catalano

    • French sculptor : born in Khouribga in 1960. He is known for creating sculptures playing with various elements of balance, generating a work with the absence of sections that would be believed important for its permanence. He worked for the Société Nationale Maritime Corse Méditerranée for four years and eventually began delving into the arts at an academy in Marseille. He has worked with clay pieces, but his specialty is bronze pieces. He is also an electrician.

General characteristics of the most famous people named Bruno:

People who bear this name are usually daring, impetuous, talented and with impeccable virtue. They are born leaders and tend to take on responsibilities from an early age if they grow up with the freedom to make their own decisions. For them, the family environment is very important and that this allows them to follow their dreams. They tend to act with a certain ease and security that inspires confidence in other people. They are very autonomous and respectful.