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The name Bruce is of English origin, and means thick brush.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Bruce has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Bruce
Use of the Name Bruce for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
373,558 187,505 24,860 5,860 2,668 1,022 517
The table below indicates the number of times the name Bruce has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Bruce
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
188024147  
188126835  
188219366  
188321650  
188426940  
188521356  
188622855  
188724144  
188826245  
188920662  
189021759  
189122750  
189222461  
189321264  
189421163  
189521266  
189621769  
189721959  
189821964  
189920066  
190021187  
190121165  
190223560  
190321968  
190419887  
190520685  
190622477  
190721389  
190820599  
1909183123  
191023898  
1911197152  
1912178327  
1913175390  
1914169530  
1915171665  
1916162742  
1917157801  
1918146991  
1919150884  
1920149994  
19211461,075  
19221421,098  
19231351,224  
19241331,314  
19251301,354  
19261271,410  
19271231,463  
19281131,628  
19291121,609  
19301091,714  
19311011,778  
1932981,943  
1933912,038  
1934782,400  
1935772,445  
1936732,630  
1937702,805  
1938663,130  
1939643,235  
1940553,792  
1941514,289  
1942505,383  
1943515,412  
1944515,246  
1945485,598  
1946328,445  
19472910,495  
19482811,048  
19492612,221  
19502612,668  
19512614,037  
19522514,466  
19532814,008  
19543014,117  
19553214,077  
19563314,615  
19573413,866  
19583612,429  
19593811,912  
19603910,940  
19614010,716  
19624110,048  
1963439,277  
1964467,891  
1965506,320  
1966535,844  
1967555,071  
1968614,498  
1969714,047  
1970943,485  
19711082,971  
19721222,316  
19731341,915  
19741361,848  
19751401,791  
19761481,676  
19771481,698  
19781511,698  
19791531,696  
19801571,648  
19811641,625  
19821701,577  
19831781,437  
19841751,456  
19851831,413  
19861891,348  
19871981,305  
19882051,282  
19892221,210  
19902391,169  
19912601,040  
1992291921  
1993321821  
1994330748  
1995362663  
1996364664  
1997383629  
1998383651  
1999407585  
2000432562  
2001424579  
2002469505  
2003486505  
2004479517  
Totals:  373,558 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Bruce as a boy's name nearly 100% of the time and hardly ever as a girl's name. 

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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