Bruno

Bruno, meaning “shield of cement” or “armor,” is a great male dog name for dogs who are tough or independent. Find out more about dogs named Bruno.

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Name: Bruno

Meaning: “Shield of cement,” “armor”

Personality: Tough, Independent

About This Name: Although Cinderella was the star of Disney’s Cinderella, fans will recall that one of her companions was a dog named Bruno. In Longville, Minnesota, a dog named Bruno earned local fame and a had a statue dedicated to him because he took long, solo walks into and out of town. Other famed Brunos include American musician Bruno Mars, fictional character Bruno Gianelli (The West Wing) and DC Comics’ Bruno Mannheim. Meanwhile, Brüno Gehard is a flamboyant fashionista portrayed by comedian Sacha Baron Cohen.

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