US Popularity:573
Other Origin(s):German
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.

Famous People Named Brooke

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  • Brooke Shields

Brooke Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Brooke is currently #531 on The Bump
Boy:Brooke is currently #382 on The Bump Boy Names
Girl:Brooke is currently #311 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Brooke is currently #573 in U.S. births
Boy:Brooke is currently #28773 in U.S. births
Girl:Brooke is currently #561 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2022
- 14
from 2021
In comparison to the previous year's data
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