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First name origins & meanings:

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

First name variations: Brooke, Brookes, Brookie, Burne, Bhrooke, Brookee, Brookelle, Brookia, Brook, Brooke, Brookes, Brooc, Brooker, Brookin, Brook

Last name origins & meanings:

  1. English: from the possessive case of Brook (i.e. ‘of the brook’).
  2. Jewish (Ashkenazic): Americanized form of one or more like-sounding Jewish surnames.
  3. Americanized spelling of German Brucks.
  4. This name was brought independently to North America from England by numerous different bearers from the 17th century onward. Among them were William Brooks, who brought the name to Scituate, MA, from Kent, England, in 1635, and Henry Brooks, who came to Woburn, MA, in or before 1649.

Famous people with this first name: Garth Brooks, Mel Brooks

Famous people who gave their babies this name: Molly Sims

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