What does Brutus mean?
Brutus \b-ru-tus\ as a boys' 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: Bruto.
Brutus is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a very prominent surname for all people (#21069 out of 150436, Top 14%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the baby name popularity of Brutus for boys. Brutus has not been listed in the Top 1000 thus far. (2014 Birth Statistics)