Bruno (name)

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Word/nameOld High German
Meaning"Shield" or "Armor"
Other names
Related names"Bruna" (female)

Bruno is a male given name. It is derived from the Old High German word brun meaning Shield or Armor.

It occurs in continental Europe, United States, Canada, Brazil and Oceania as a given name for men and boys.

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Fictional surnames
  • Giorgio Bruno, a character in the video game Time Crisis 4
  • Jimmy Bruno, a character in Cold Case appearing in the episode "Forever Blue"
  • Avilio Bruno, a character in the anime 91 Days.