Bruce Silkwood in the US

  1. #10,418,191 Bruce Siemon
  2. #10,418,192 Bruce Sieving
  3. #10,418,193 Bruce Sigrist
  4. #10,418,194 Bruce Sikkema
  5. #10,418,195 Bruce Silkwood
  6. #10,418,196 Bruce Silletto
  7. #10,418,197 Bruce Sills
  8. #10,418,198 Bruce Silton
  9. #10,418,199 Bruce Silverblatt
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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.
Probably an English habitational name from a place so named, for example Silk Wood in Gloucestershire or Silkwood Top in Devon. However, the surname does not appear in present-day English records.
36,181st in the U.S.

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