Meaning:Water; small stream
Brooke is a gender-neutral name of English and German origin meaning “water” or “small stream.” It is said to be derived from the Old English word bróc, which translates to “brook” or “stream.” Brooke was once used as a surname, given to those who lived near a flowing body of water, however, it has become a popular first name in modern times, particularly as actress Brooke Shields rose to fame. A name like Brooke will undoubtedly inspire a free-flowing and adaptable nature in baby, encouraging little Brooke to go wherever the river takes them.
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- Brooke ShieldsModel
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