US Popularity:117
Other Origin(s):British
Meaning:water, small stream
Brooks is a gender-neutral name with German and English origins. This name translates to “water” or “small stream,” a vital part of nature for baby to appreciate during their life. With their shining surfaces and relaxing babbling sounds, brooks make for a beautiful sight for baby to enjoy. Brooks is also a popular Old English surname that is popular to this day—think filmmaker Mel Brooks or country singer Garth Brooks. Whether your inspiration comes from your celebrity idol or the intimate body of water, the name Brooks is sure to streamline baby’s desitny.

Famous People Named Brooks

Wondering who else shares this name? Check out these well known people who made this baby name famous.
  • Garth Brooks
    Musician, Singer
  • Mel Brooks

Brooks Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Brooks is currently #174 on The Bump
Boy:Brooks is currently #99 on The Bump Boy Names
Girl:Brooks is currently #131 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Brooks is currently #117 in U.S. births
Boy:Brooks is currently #73 in U.S. births
Girl:Brooks is currently #2283 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 276
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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