This modern, single-syllable name most often heard in English-speaking countries. Brooke is derived from the Olde English word “bruc” meaning a brook or stream. It was originally the last name given to people who lived near these kinds of water features. A strong-sounding name, its association with water does a lot to smooth out the edges.
Rank in the year 2015
Brooke was ranked #341 in the most popular American names of 2015.
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