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First name origins & meanings:

  1. Old English: Stream
  2. Old English: Stream; brook

First name variations: Brooks, Brookie, Burne, Bhrooke, Brookia, Brook, Brooks, Brooc, Brookin, Brook

Last name origins & meanings:

  1. English: variant spelling of Brook, which preserves a trace of the Old English dative singular case, originally used after a preposition (e.g. ‘at the brook’).
  2. In 1650, Robert and Mary Mainwaring Brooke brought ten children and a number of servants with them from England to MD, where Robert became governor. Although the fourteen known contemporary Brooke immigrants in VA included Robert’s brothers Richard and Humphrey, the relationships of the others are unknown. Brooke family memorials remain in the Anglican church at Whitchurch, Hampshire, England.

Famous people with this first name: Brooke Burke, Brooke Shields

Famous people who gave their babies this name: Billy Baldwin, Hulk Hogan, Chynna Phillips, Donna Summer

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