Bruck (plural Brucks)
- A surname.
- According to the 2010 United States Census, Bruck is the 12048th most common surname in the United States, belonging to 2588 individuals. Bruck is most common among White (94.86%) individuals.
There is a verb brucken (“to brood”), which is probably onomatopoetic for “clucking” (compare German Low Franconian Bruck (“brooding hen”)). Perhaps influenced also by bréien (“to brood”) (German brüten). On the other hand, the word Brot (literally “bread”) is used for “spawn” in some German dialects and this regularly becomes Brukt, Brokt in some northern varieties of Luxembourgish.
Bruck m (uncountable)