Arthur, William (1857) An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names. New York: Sheldon, Blakeman. Public Domain.
There are approximately 29,696 people named Bruce in the UK. That makes it the 313rd most common surname overall. Out of every million people in the UK, approximately 470 are named Bruce.
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Related and similar surnamesBrewis
The Bruce surname in historical dictionaries
An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names (1857)
Patronymica Britannica (1860)
Lower, Mark A (1860) Patronymica Britannica: a dictionary of the family names of the United Kingdom. London: J.R. Smith. Public Domain.