Meaning and name origin
Brutus \b-ru-tus\ as a boy's name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Brutus is "dull, stupid". From an old Roman family name, borne most notably by statesman Marcus Junius Brutus, who was one of the assassions of Julius Caesar. The name is only seldom used due to its association with the word "brute".
Brutus has 1 variant form: Bruto.
Brutus is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#21708 out of 88799, Top 24%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Brutus for boys (2014 statistics).