Bruno is a male given name. It is derived from the Germanic word brun meaning "brown". It is also one of the most frequent Italian surnames. It also occurs very frequently in continental Europe and parts of Brazil as a given name for men and boys. Its feminine version in Portugal and Brazil is Bruna.

Notable historical names

  • Bruno, Duke of Saxony
    Bruno, Duke of Saxony
    Bruno, Brun, or Braun was the Duke of Saxony from 866 to his death. He was the elder son of Duke Liudolf of Saxony, progenitor of the Liudolfing dynasty and his wife Oda of Billung...

    , died 880
  • Saint Bruno I, Archbishop of Cologne
    Bruno I, Archbishop of Cologne
    Bruno the Great was Archbishop of Cologne, Germany, from 953 until his death, and Duke of Lotharingia from 954. He was the brother of Otto I, king of Germany and later Holy Roman Emperor....

    , died 965
  • Saint Bruno of Querfurt
    Bruno of Querfurt
    Saint Bruno of Querfurt , also known as Brun and Boniface, is a sainted missionary bishop and martyr, who was beheaded near the border of Kievan Rus and Lithuania while trying to spread Christianity in Eastern Europe...

    , died 1009
  • Bishop Bruno of Augsburg
    Bruno of Augsburg
    Bruno was the son of Henry II, Duke of Bavaria and Gisela of Burgundy. He was the brother of St. Henry II of Germany, the only Holy Roman Emperor to be made a saint. Bruno was Bishop of Augsburg from 1006 or 1007 until 1029.Bruno of Augsburg lived at a time when Christianity was still making...

    , died 1029
  • Saint Bruno, Bishop of Würzburg
    Bruno, Bishop of Würzburg
    Bruno of Würzburg , also known as Bruno of Carinthia, was imperial chancellor of Italy from 1027 to 1034 for Conrad II, Holy Roman Emperor, to whom he was related, and from 1034 until his death prince-bishop of Würzburg....

    , died 1045
  • Bruno II
    Bruno II
    Bruno II was a Frisian count or margrave in the 11th century ruling Middle-Friesland. He belonged to the Brunonen family. In 1038 he succeeded his father Liudolf, Margrave of Frisia. His mother was Gertrude the daughter of Count Hugo and brother of Pope Leo IX...

    , 1024-1057
  • Bruno the Saxon
    Bruno the Saxon
    Bruno the Saxon was a German chronicler of the eleventh century and author of the "Historia de Bello Saxonico" or History of the Saxon Wars. Little is known of his life...

    , Historian, 11th century
  • Saint Bruno of Cologne
    Bruno of Cologne
    Saint Bruno of Cologne , the founder of the Carthusian Order, personally founded the order's first two communities...

    , died 1101
  • Saint Bruno, Bishop of Segni
    Bruno, Bishop of Segni
    Saint Bruno , Bishop of Segni and Abbot of Montecassino, is an Italian Catholic saint.Born at Solero between 1045 and 1049, he was educated in a monastery near his birthplace and at Bologna, became a canon at Sienna, and came to Rome in 1079...

    , died 1123
  • Pope Gregory V
    Pope Gregory V
    Pope Gregory V, né Bruno of Carinthia , Pope from May 3, 996 to February 18, 999, son of the Salian Otto I, Duke of Carinthia, who was a grandson of the Emperor Otto I the Great . Gregory V succeeded Pope John XV , when only twenty-four years of age...

    , given name was Bruno of Carinthia
  • Pope Leo IX
    Pope Leo IX
    Pope Saint Leo IX , born Bruno of Eguisheim-Dagsburg, was Pope from February 12, 1049 to his death. He was a German aristocrat and as well as being Pope was a powerful secular ruler of central Italy. He is regarded as a saint by the Roman Catholic Church, with the feast day of April 19...

    , given name was Bruno, Count of Dagsbourg
  • Giordano Bruno
    Giordano Bruno
    Giordano Bruno , born Filippo Bruno, was an Italian Dominican friar, philosopher, mathematician and astronomer. His cosmological theories went beyond the Copernican model in proposing that the Sun was essentially a star, and moreover, that the universe contained an infinite number of inhabited...

    , Italian friar, philosopher, mathematician and astronomer - see also Giordano Bruno (disambiguation)
    Giordano Bruno (disambiguation)
    Giordano Bruno may refer to:* Giordano Bruno, the sixteenth-century Italian philosopher, priest, mathematician, astronomer* Statue of Giordano Bruno, in the Campo de' Fiori in Rome...

  • Henri Reynders (Dom Bruno), Catholic priest, 1903-1981

Notable given names

  • Bruno Bauer
    Bruno Bauer
    Bruno Bauer was a German philosopher and historian. As a student of GWF Hegel, Bauer was a radical Rationalist in philosophy, politics and Biblical criticism...

    , German philosopher
  • Bruno Bozzetto
    Bruno Bozzetto
    Bruno Bozzetto is an Italian cartoon animator, creator of many short pieces, mainly of a political or satirical nature. He created his first animated short "Tapum! the weapons' story" in 1958 at the age of 20. His most famous character, a hapless little man named "Signor Rossi" Bruno Bozzetto...

    , Italian animator
  • Bruno Branciforte
    Bruno Branciforte
    Bruno Branciforte is an Italian admiral, who was the last head of the Italian SISMI military intelligence, nominated by Prime minister Romano Prodi on November 21, 2006...

    , Italian admiral
  • Bruno Brookes
    Bruno Brookes
    Bruno Brookes is a British radio presenter who became prominent in the 1980s.-Early life and career:...

     (born 1959), (b Trevor Neil Brookes) British DJ
  • Bruno Campos
    Bruno Campos
    Bruno Campos is a Brazilian-born United States-based actor, best known for his role as Dr. Quentin Costa on the Golden Globe Award-winning television show Nip/Tuck.-Early life:...

    , Brazilian actor
  • Bruno Carabetta
    Bruno Carabetta
    Bruno Carabetta is a retired male judoka from France, who competed for his native country at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea. There he won the bronze medal in the Men's Half-Lightweight division after being defeated in the semi-finals by South Korea's eventual gold medalist Lee...

    , French judoka
  • Bruno Carranza (1822-1891), former President of Costa Rica
  • Bruno Cheyrou
    Bruno Cheyrou
    Boludo Cheyrou is a professional French footballer, who currently plays for FC Nantes.-Career:...

    , French football (soccer) player, older brother of Benoit Cheyrou
    Benoït Cheyrou
    Benoît Cheyrou is a French football player who currently plays for Olympique de Marseille in Ligue 1. He plays as a central midfielder and often acts as a deep-lying playmaker for the attack. Cheyrou is known for his vision, distribution, and assists...

  • Bruno Corbucci
    Bruno Corbucci
    Bruno Corbucci was an Italian screenwriter and film director. He was the younger brother of Sergio Corbucci, and wrote many of his films. He was born in Rome, where he also died....

    , Italian film director
  • Bruno Cortês
    Bruno Cortês
    Bruno Cortês Barbosa, better known as Bruno Cortês , is a Brazilian association football left back, who plays for Série A club Botafogo.-Early career:He started playing football as a forward in 2006, as part of Arturzinho's squad...

    , Brazilian football (soccer) defender
  • Bruno de Finetti
    Bruno de Finetti
    Bruno de Finetti was an Italian probabilist, statistician and actuary, noted for the "operational subjective" conception of probability...

    , Italian probabilist and statistician
  • Bruno Fernandes das Dores de Souza, Brazilian football (soccer) goalkeeper
  • Bruno Forte
    Bruno Forte
    Bruno Forte is an Italian theologian and ecclesiastic, currently Archbishop of Chieti-Vasto.-Biography:Archbishop Forte was born in Naples. He was ordained a priest on 18 April 1973. He was called "the most famous Italian theologian in Italy" and is seen as more progressive than Cardinal Joseph...

    , Italian theologian and ecclesiastic
  • Bruno Ganz
    Bruno Ganz
    Bruno Ganz is a Swiss actor, known for his roles as Damiel in Wings of Desire and Adolf Hitler in Downfall.- Early life :Bruno Ganz was born in Zürich to a Swiss mechanic father and a northern Italian mother. He had decided to pursue an acting career by the time he entered university...

    , Swiss actor
  • Bruno Gerussi
    Bruno Gerussi
    Bruno Gerussi was a Canadian television actor born in Medicine Hat, Alberta, best known for the lead role in the CBC Television series The Beachcombers...

    , Canadian actor
  • Bruno Giacomelli
    Bruno Giacomelli
    Bruno Giacomelli is a former racing driver from Italy.He won one of the two 1976 British Formula Three Championships and the 1978 Formula Two championship. He participated in 82 Formula One grands prix, debuting on September 11, 1977...

    , Formula 1 driver
  • Bruno Giacometti
    Bruno Giacometti
    Bruno Giacometti is a Swiss architect and the brother of the artists Alberto and Diego Giacometti. He is among the most notable post-World War II architects in Switzerland....

    , Swiss architect
  • Bruno Giordano
    Bruno Giordano
    Bruno Giordano is an Italian football manager and former player.-Playing career:Born in Rome, Giordano played for most of his career with Lazio, debuting in Serie A on 5 October 1975...

    , Italian football player and a coach
  • Bruno Grandi
    Bruno Grandi
    Bruno Grandi is an Italian sportsman, currently president of the FIG since 1996 and a member of the International Olympic Committee since 2000...

    , Italian gymnast and president of the International Gymnastics Federation
  • Bruno Gutzeit
    Bruno Gutzeit
    Bruno Gutzeit is a retired butterfly swimmer from France, who represented his native country at two consecutive Summer Olympics, starting in 1988. He won three silver medals at the 1989 European Long Course Championships in Bonn, West Germany.-References:* *...

     (born 1966), French butterfly swimmer
  • Bruno Hauptmann
    Bruno Hauptmann
    Bruno Richard Hauptmann was a German ex-convict sentenced to death for the abduction and murder of the 20-month-old son of Charles Lindbergh and Anne Morrow Lindbergh. The Lindbergh kidnapping became known as "The Crime of the Century".-Background:Hauptmann was born in Kamenz in the German Empire,...

    , the man executed for the Lindbergh kidnapping/murder, 1899-1936
  • Bruno Hochmuth
    Bruno Hochmuth
    Bruno Arthur Hochmuth was a Major General in the United States Marine Corps who was killed during the Vietnam War. He would be the first and only Marine division commander to be killed in any war...

    , American general
  • Bruno Hussar
    Bruno Hussar
    Father Bruno Hussar was the founder of Neve Shalom / Wahat al-Salam, which means "Oasis of Peace," an Arab/Jewish village dedicated to coexistence. Father Bruno derived the name from the book of Isaiah "My people shall dwell in an Oasis of Peace"...

     (1911-1996), Catholic priest
  • Bruno Junk
    Bruno Junk
    Bruno Junk was an Estonian athlete who competed mainly in walking events. He trained in Moscow and later in Tallinn at Dynamo....

     (1929-1995), Estonian racewalker
  • Bruno Kirby
    Bruno Kirby
    Bruno Kirby was an American film and television actor. He was perhaps best known for his roles in the Hollywood films City Slickers, When Harry Met Sally..., Good Morning, Vietnam, The Godfather Part II and Donnie Brasco.-Early life:Kirby was born Bruno Giovanni Quidaciolu, Jr. in New York City,...

     (1949-2006), American actor
  • Bruno Kreisky
    Bruno Kreisky
    Bruno Kreisky was an Austrian politician who served as Foreign Minister from 1959 to 1966 and as Chancellor from 1970 to 1983. Aged 72 at the end of his chancellorship, he was the oldest acting Chancellor after World War II....

     (1911-1990), Austrian chancellor from 1970 to 1983
  • Bruno Langley
    Bruno Langley
    Bruno Langley is an English actor. He is best known for playing Todd Grimshaw in Coronation Street and Adam Mitchell in Doctor Who.- Early life :...

    , British actor
  • Bruno Latour
    Bruno Latour
    Bruno Latour is a French sociologist of science and anthropologist and an influential theorist in the field of Science and Technology Studies...

    , French sociologist and cultural theorist
  • Bruno Lauzi
    Bruno Lauzi
    Bruno Lauzi was an Italian singer-songwriter.-Biography:Lauzi was born in Asmara, then part of the Italian Eastern Africa...

    , Italian singer-songwriter
  • Bruno Leoni
    Bruno Leoni
    Bruno Leoni was an Italian classical-liberal political philosopher and lawyer.Besides being editor for the political science journal Il Politico, Leoni was also involved as secretary and later president of the Mont Pelerin Society...

     (1913-1967), Italian political philosopher (classical liberalism) and lawyer
  • Bruno Lucia
    Bruno Lucia
    Bruno Lucia is an Australian stand-up comedian, actor and performer.With his bald, clean-shaven head, and Italian descent, Lucia became popular in the early 1990s with his role as Wayne on television sitcom All Together Now , memorable in part due to his character's catchphrase...

    , Australian stand-up comedian and performer
  • Bruno Magli
    Bruno Magli
    Bruno Magli is an Italian shoemaker, designing and handcrafting high-quality luxury shoes and accessories.-History:After learning the art from their grandfather, Magli and his siblings Marino and Maria started crafting women's shoes in a small basement in Bologna, Italy, in 1936. In 1947, the first...

    , Italian shoe designer
  • Bruno Mars
    Bruno Mars
    Peter Gene Hernandez , better known by his stage name Bruno Mars, is an Filipino-American singer-songwriter and record producer. Raised in Honolulu, Hawaii by a family of musicians, Mars began making music at a young age...

    , American singer-songwriter and music producer, famous for his international number-one single, "Just the Way You Are
    Just the Way You Are (Bruno Mars song)
    "Just the Way You Are" is a song by American singer-songwriter Bruno Mars, and is the lead single from his debut studio album, Doo-Wops & Hooligans. It was released in the United States on July 20, 2010. It has also received airplay from AOL Radio's New Pop First station. The song was written by...

  • Bruno Mattei
    Bruno Mattei
    Bruno Mattei was an Italian film director, screenwriter and editor who gained a cult following for a wide variety of exploitation films that covered many genres, ranging from women in prison to zombie films...

    , Italian film director
  • Bruno Munari
    Bruno Munari
    Bruno Munari was an Italian artist and designer, who contributed fundamentals to many fields of visual arts and non visual arts with his research on games, didactic method and creativity.-Biography:Bruno Munari was born in Milan but spent his...

    , Italian industrial designer
  • Bruno Nolasco
    Bruno Nolasco
    Bruno Gonçalves Nolasco is a water polo player from Brazil. He competed for his native country at the 2007 Pan American Games, where he claimed the silver medal with the Brazil men's national water polo team.-References:...

     (born 1986), Brazilian water polo player
  • Bruno Prevedi
    Bruno Prevedi
    Bruno Prevedi was an Italian tenor, particularly associated with the Italian repertory.-Life and career:Prevedi studied in Mantua with Alberto Sorenisa, and in Milan with Vladimiro Badiali...

    , Italian opera singer
  • Bruno Renan Trombelli
    Bruno Renan Trombelli
    Bruno Renan Trombelli or simply Bruno Renan is a Brazilian defensive midfielder who currently plays for FC Zorya Luhansk on loan from FC Shakhtar Donetsk in the Ukraine Premier League.-Grêmio:...

    , Brazilian footballer playing for FC Shakhtar
  • Bruno Rossi
    Bruno Rossi
    Bruno Benedetto Rossi was a leading Italian-American experimental physicist. He made major contributions to cosmic ray and particle physics from 1930 through the 1950s, and pioneered X-ray astronomy and space plasma physics in the 1960s.-Biography:Rossi was born in Venice, Italy...

    , Italian-American experimental physicist
  • Bruno Ruffo
    Bruno Ruffo
    Bruno Ruffo was an Italian Grand Prix motorcycle road racer born in Verona. He won three Grand Prix World Championships.In 1949 he won the inaugural 250cc World Championship riding for the Italian Moto Guzzi factory...

    , Italian motorcycle road racer
  • Bruno S.
    Bruno S.
    Bruno Schleinstein was a German film actor, artist, and musician.-Life:Schleinstein was often beaten as a child, and spent much of his youth in mental institutions. He was a largely self-taught musician, who over the years developed considerable skill on the piano, accordion, glockenspiel and...

    , actor
  • Bruno Saby
    Bruno Saby
    Bruno Saby is a rally driver from France.In 1981, Saby became French Rally Champion in a Renault 5 Turbo. He drove for the works teams of Renault, Peugeot, Volkswagen and Lancia during his career in the World Rally Championship...

    , French racer
  • Bruno St. Jacques
    Bruno St. Jacques
    Bruno St. Jacques is a Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman who plays for the Straubing Tigers of the German Deutsche Eishockey Liga...

    , Canadian ice hockey player
  • Bruno Sammartino
    Bruno Sammartino
    Bruno Leopoldo Francesco Sammartino is an Italian-American former professional wrestler, best known for being the longest-running champion of the World Wide Wrestling Federation , holding the title across two reigns for over 11 years in total, as well as the longest single WWE Championship reign...

     (born 1935), Italian-American wrestler
  • Bruno Sassi
    Bruno Sassi
    Bruno Sassi is an American professional wrestler best known for being a member of the tag team Phi Delta Slam, as well as his appearances in Total Nonstop Action Wrestling...

     (born 1970), wrestler
  • Bruno Schulz
    Bruno Schulz
    Bruno Schulz was a Polish writer, fine artist, literary critic and art teacher born to Jewish parents, and regarded as one of the great Polish-language prose stylists of the 20th century. Schulz was born in Drohobycz, in the province of Galicia then part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, and spent...

    , Polish writer
  • Bruno Senna
    Bruno Senna
    Bruno Senna Lalli is a Brazilian Formula One racing driver and the nephew of the late three-time Formula One world champion Ayrton Senna. His mother is Ayrton's older sister, Viviane. His father, Flávio Lalli, died in a motorcycle crash in 1996. He wears a slightly modified version of his uncle's...

    , Brazilian racecar driver
  • Bruno Tabacci
    Bruno Tabacci
    Bruno Tabacci is an Italian politician, member of the Chamber of Deputies and Secretary of the White Rose party. In November 2009 he was one of the founding members of the new Alliance for Italy party.-Career:...

    , Italian politician
  • Bruno Tonioli
    Bruno Tonioli
    Bruno Tonioli is an Italian choreographer and TV personality who appears as a judge on the television dance competition Strictly Come Dancing for BBC TV in the UK, and its American adaptation Dancing with the Stars on ABC TV in the US, Tonioli co-created and appeared on the BBC talent show DanceX...

    , (born 1955), Italian dancer & choreographer
  • Bruno Walter
    Bruno Walter
    Bruno Walter was a German-born conductor. He is considered one of the best known conductors of the 20th century. Walter was born in Berlin, but is known to have lived in several countries between 1933 and 1939, before finally settling in the United States in 1939...

    , (1876–1962) Conductor and composer
  • Bruno Zumino
    Bruno Zumino
    Bruno Zumino is an Italian theoretical physicist and emeritus faculty at the University of California, Berkeley. He got his bachelor degree from the University of Rome in 1945...

    , Italian theoretical physicist
  • Bruno, also known as Eko.Lsa
    Eko.Lsa, Eko, Eko.Bacchus, or Bruno is a French hip hop performer. A native of Réunion island in Indian Ocean, he later moved to Toulouse for studies and then Pau, Pyrénées-Atlantiques, in metropolitan France...

    , a French rapper
  • Bruno
    Bruno Herrero Arias
    Bruno Herrero Arias , simply Bruno, is a Spanish footballer who plays for Xerez CD as a midfielder.-Football career:...

    , Spanish footballer playing for Sevilla FC

Fictional given names

  • Bruno Diaz, Batman's name i Spanish Comics
  • Bruno
    Bruno (webcomic)
    Bruno is a webcomic written and drawn by Christopher Baldwin from January 1, 1996 to February 14, 2007. Its storylines revolve around the life of an introspective young woman, set in the real world. Her unusual name comes from the Italian philosopher Giordano Bruno...

    , a webcomic by Christopher Baldwin
  • Bruno!, a webcomic by Dan Smith (artist)
    Dan Smith (artist)
    Dan Smith is an illustrator and graphic artist known for his distinctive "SMIF" signature, and his work for Wizards of the Coast, FASA, White Wolf, Steve Jackson Games, Iron Crown, Hasbro, Nintendo, Namco and others...

  • Bruno the Bandit
    Bruno the Bandit
    Bruno the Bandit was a webcomic drawn by Ian McDonald about an incompetent bandit in a fantasy setting. The strip began on July 20, 1998, and a new strip was posted every Monday, Wednesday and Friday until October 23, 2009. It is published online by Keenspot, and in print by Plan 9 Publishing...

    , a webcomic by Ian McDonald
  • Bruno the Bear, a rival of Bugs Bunny in the Warner Brothers short Big Top Bunny
    Big Top Bunny
    Big Top Bunny is a Warner Brothers Merrie Melodies theatrical cartoon short released in 1951 and directed by Robert McKimson and written by Tedd Pierce. The cartoon is available on Disc 1 in the Looney Tunes Golden Collection: Volume 1.-Plot:...

  • Bruno the Bear, s character on the TV series Edward and Friends
    Edward and Friends
    Edward and Friends was a children's TV series in puppet animation from FilmFair that aired on British and Canadian television in 1987.The series was 5-minute stop-motion shorts based on the LEGO's "Fabuland" line of toys that lasted 10 years from 1979 to 1989.Edward was the main character in the...

  • Bruno the Bigfoot, a character in Sam & Max Hit the Road
    Sam & Max Hit the Road
    Sam & Max Hit the Road is a graphic adventure computer game released by LucasArts during the company's adventure games era. The game was originally released for DOS in 1993 and for Mac OS in 1995. A 2002 re-release included compatibility with Windows and Amiga...

    computer game
  • Bruno the Kid
    Bruno the Kid
    -Plot:The cartoon starring Bruce Willis as the voice of an 11-year old boy who becomes a top spy for a secret espionage organization. The organization, named Globe, contacts Bruno via his computer and a special gadget watch, and are completely unaware of their top spy's young age as he hides behind...

    , the lead character in the 1990s animated series voiced by Bruce Willis
    Bruce Willis
    Walter Bruce Willis , better known as Bruce Willis, is an American actor, producer, and musician. His career began in television in the 1980s and has continued both in television and film since, including comedic, dramatic, and action roles...

  • Bruno, a fictitious late 80s recording artist, actually a pseudonym used by actor Bruce Willis
    Bruce Willis
    Walter Bruce Willis , better known as Bruce Willis, is an American actor, producer, and musician. His career began in television in the 1980s and has continued both in television and film since, including comedic, dramatic, and action roles...

  • Bruno, a character in the Sesame Street
    Sesame Street
    Sesame Street has undergone significant changes in its history. According to writer Michael Davis, by the mid-1970s the show had become "an American institution". The cast and crew expanded during this time, including the hiring of women in the crew and additional minorities in the cast. The...

    television show
  • Bruno, a character from Lewis Carroll's Sylvie and Bruno
    Sylvie and Bruno
    Sylvie and Bruno, first published in 1889, and its 1893 second volume Sylvie and Bruno Concluded form the last novel by Lewis Carroll published during his lifetime. Both volumes were illustrated by Harry Furniss....

  • Bruno, a character in The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas
    The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas
    The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas is a 2006 novel from the point of view of an innocent young boy, written by Irish novelist John Boyne. Unlike the months of planning Boyne devoted to his other books, he said that he wrote the entire first draft of The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas in two and a half...

  • Bruno, a robot from Mega Man Legends
    Mega Man Legends
    Mega Man Legends may refer to:* Mega Man Legends series, a Mega Man series occurring after the Mega Man ZX series* Mega Man Legends , the first game in the series...

  • Bruno, a dog in Cinderella (1950 film)
    Cinderella (1950 film)
    Cinderella is a 1950 American animated film produced by Walt Disney and based on the fairy tale "Cendrillon" by Charles Perrault. Twelfth in the Walt Disney Animated Classics series, the film had a limited release on February 15, 1950 by RKO Radio Pictures. Directing credits go to Clyde Geronimi,...

  • Bruno, 1930s animated cartoon pet dog belonging to Bosko
    Bosko is an animated cartoon character created by animators Hugh Harman and Rudolf Ising. Bosko is the first recurring character in Leon Schlesinger's cartoon series, and is the star of over three dozen Looney Tunes shorts released by Warner Bros...

  • Bruno (Pokémon), a character in the Pokémon video game
  • Brüno (character)
    Bruno (character)
    Brüno Gehard , sometimes written as Bruno and Brueno, is a fictional character portrayed by English comedian Sacha Baron Cohen. The character, a flamboyantly gay Austrian fashion reporter, first appeared during short sketches on The Paramount Comedy Channel in 1998, before reappearing on Da Ali G...

    , a character portrayed by Sacha Baron Cohen on television and in the 2009 film of the same name
  • Bruno Antony, the primary antagonist in Alfred Hitchcock
    Alfred Hitchcock
    Sir Alfred Joseph Hitchcock, KBE was a British film director and producer. He pioneered many techniques in the suspense and psychological thriller genres. After a successful career in British cinema in both silent films and early talkies, Hitchcock moved to Hollywood...

    's thriller Strangers on a Train
    Strangers on a Train (film)
    Strangers on a Train is an American psychological thriller film produced and directed by Alfred Hitchcock, and based on the 1950 novel of the same name by Patricia Highsmith. It was shot in the autumn of 1950 and released by Warner Bros. on June 30, 1951. The film stars Farley Granger, Ruth Roman,...

  • Bruno Gianelli, a character in the TV series The West Wing
  • Bruno J. Global
    Bruno J. Global
    is the fictional captain of the SDF-1 Macross in the anime series The Super Dimension Fortress Macross. In the Macross TV Japanese series Captain Global is an Italian submarine skipper and UN Spacy officer who was involved in the refit of the crashed Alien Star Ship 1 into the SDF-1 Macross...

    , a character in Macross
    is a series of science fiction mecha anime, directed by Shōji Kawamori of Studio Nue in 1982. The franchise features a fictional history of Earth/Humanity after the year 1999. It consists of three TV series, four movies, six OVAs, one light novel and five manga series, all sponsored by Big West...

  • Bruno Mannheim, a character in DC Comics
  • Bruno Martelli, a character on the TV series Fame
    Fame (1982 TV series)
    Fame is an American television series originally produced between 1982 and 1987. The show was based on the 1980 motion picture of the same name. Using a mixture of drama and music, it followed the lives of the students and faculty at the New York City High School for the Performing Arts. Although...

     played by Lee Curreri
  • Bruno Martinez, a character in Grim Fandango
    Grim Fandango
    Grim Fandango is a personal computer game in the graphic adventure genre released by LucasArts in 1998 and primarily written by Tim Schafer. It is the first adventure game by LucasArts to use 3D computer graphics overlaid on pre-rendered, static backgrounds...

  • Bruno Von Stickle, a character in Disney's Herbie Goes to Monte Carlo
    Herbie Goes to Monte Carlo
    Herbie Goes to Monte Carlo is a 1977 film, the third of a series of films by Walt Disney Productions starring Herbie – the white Volkswagen racing Beetle with a mind of its own.-Plot:...


Notable surnames

  • Billi Bruno
    Billi Bruno
    Sarah Bruno , better known as Billi Bruno, is an American teen actress who was born in Los Angeles, California. She is best known for her portrayal of James Belushi and Courtney Thorne-Smith's second child and youngest daughter, Gracie, on the ABC sitcom According to Jim...

    , actress, born 1997
  • Angelo Bruno
    Angelo Bruno
    Angelo "The Gentle Don" Bruno was a Sicilian-American mobster who ran the Philadelphia crime family for two decades. Bruno gained his nickname and reputation due to his preference for conciliation over violence.-Early years:Born in Villalba, Sicily, Bruno emigrated to the United States in his...

    , mafioso, 1911-1980
  • Chris Bruno
    Chris Bruno
    Chris Bruno is an American film and television actor best known for his role as Sheriff Walt Bannerman on the USA Network television series The Dead Zone.His brother Dylan Bruno plays Colby Granger on Numb3rs....

    , actor, born 1966
  • Dylan Bruno
    Dylan Bruno
    Dylan Bruno is an American actor and former model. He portrayed FBI agent Colby Granger in the CBS series Numb3rs.-Personal life:...

    , American actor
  • Francesco Bruno
    Francesco Bruno
    Francesco Bruno is an Italian sport shooter. He won a gold medal at the 2005 Mediterranean Games, and competed in two consecutive Summer Olympics for his native country, starting in 2004....

    , Italian sport shooter, born 1968
  • Francesco Faà di Bruno
    Francesco Faà di Bruno
    Francesco Faà di Bruno was an Italian mathematician and priest, born at Alessandria. He was of noble birth, and held, at one time, the rank of captain-of-staff in the Sardinian Army. He is the eponym of Faà di Bruno's formula...

    , Italian mathematician and priest
  • Frank Bruno
    Frank Bruno
    Franklin Roy Bruno MBE is an English former boxer whose career highlight was winning the WBC Heavyweight championship in 1995. Altogether, he won 40 of his 45 contests...

    , boxer, born 1961
  • Gioia Bruno
    Gioia Bruno
    Gioia Bruno is an Italian-born American popular music singer, most noted as a member of the vocal group Exposé.-Early life and career:...

    , musician
  • Giordano Bruno
    Giordano Bruno
    Giordano Bruno , born Filippo Bruno, was an Italian Dominican friar, philosopher, mathematician and astronomer. His cosmological theories went beyond the Copernican model in proposing that the Sun was essentially a star, and moreover, that the universe contained an infinite number of inhabited...

    , Italian philosopher, priest, cosmologist, and occultist, executed for heresy in 1600
  • Giovanni Bruno, Italian footballer
  • J. Jon Bruno
    J. Jon Bruno
    J. Jon Bruno is the Episcopal Bishop of Los Angeles.-Early life and education:Joseph Jon Bruno was born in Los Angeles November 17, 1946 to Dorothy and Joseph J. Bruno...

    , Episcopal Bishop of Los Angeles
  • Joseph Bruno
    Joseph Bruno
    Joseph L. Bruno is an American businessman, and Republican politician. He was the Temporary President of the New York State Senate and its majority leader. Most recently he also served as Lieutenant Governor of New York ....

    , New York politician
  • Nick Bruno
    Nick Bruno
    Nick Joseph Bruno is president of the University of Louisiana at Monroe . He was appointed by the University of Louisiana System Board of Supervisors on 2010 October 22, at the end of deliberations over the appointment in Baton Rouge. Bruno is the eighth president of ULM and succeeds James E. Cofer...

    , eighth president of the University of Louisiana at Monroe
    University of Louisiana at Monroe
    The University of Louisiana at Monroe is a coeducational public university in Monroe, Louisiana and part of the University of Louisiana System.-History:...

  • Salvatore Bruno
    Salvatore Bruno
    Salvatore Bruno is an Italian football striker who plays for Modena F.C..Bruno started his career at Serie A team Napoli, but most of his career has been spent in the lower division....

    , Italian football striker
  • Sébastien Bruno
    Sébastien Bruno
    Sébastien Bruno is a French rugby union footballer who plays as a hooker for Toulon and formerly for France. Born in Nîmes, Bruno joined Sale Sharks from French club Béziers, making his debut against Leicester Tigers in 2004. He made his international debut in 2002 against Wales, and was selected...

    , French rugby union
    Rugby union
    Rugby union, often simply referred to as rugby, is a full contact team sport which originated in England in the early 19th century. One of the two codes of rugby football, it is based on running with the ball in hand...


Fictional surnames
  • Giorgio Bruno, a character in the video game Time Crisis 4
    Time Crisis 4
    Time Crisis 4 is the fourth installment in Namco's Time Crisis series. The game introduces new features to the cover-based light gun shooter gameplay engine of its predecessors alongside a new story and roster of characters...

  • Jimmy Bruno, a character in Cold Case appearing in the episode "Forever Blue" (Cold Case Episode)
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