Bruce Dunkley in the US

  1. #2,841,272 Bruce Dice
  2. #2,841,273 Bruce Dillingham
  3. #2,841,274 Bruce Dockery
  4. #2,841,275 Bruce Dougan
  5. #2,841,276 Bruce Dunkley
  6. #2,841,277 Bruce Duran
  7. #2,841,278 Bruce Durand
  8. #2,841,279 Bruce Dustin
  9. #2,841,280 Bruce Easton
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Meaning & Origins

Transferred use of the Scottish surname, now used as a given name throughout the English-speaking world. In the 20th century it was particularly popular in Australia. The surname was originally a Norman baronial name, but a precise identification of the place from which it was derived has not been made (there are a large number of possible candidates). The Bruces were an influential Norman family in Scottish affairs in the early Middle Ages; its most famous member was Robert ‘the Bruce’ (1274–1329), who is said to have drawn inspiration after his defeat at Methven from the perseverance of a spider in repeatedly climbing up again after being knocked down. He ruled Scotland as King Robert I from 1306 to 1329.
145th in the U.S.
English: of uncertain derivation, possibly a habitational name from Dinckley in Lancashire, recorded in 1246 as Dunkythele and Dinkedelay, and probably named with an old British name, composed of elements meaning ‘fort’ + ‘wood’, with the addition of Old English lēah ‘woodland clearing’. In the British Isles the surname is now most common in Northamptonshire.
11,581st in the U.S.

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