Meaning and name origin
Brooke \b-roo-ke\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Brooke), is pronounced bruk. It is of Old English and Old German origin, and the meaning of Brooke is "water, small stream". Also a surname. Actress Brooke Shields has made the English surname familiar as a girl's given name today. Actress Brooke Adams; philanthropist Brooke Astor.
Brooke is a very popular first name for females (#397 out of 4276, Top 9%) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#7225 out of 88799, Top 8%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Brooke for girls. Brooke reached its highest rank of #43 in the U.S. in 2003. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Brooke and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Brooklyn (#26), Brooke (#137), Brooklynn (#159) and Brook. (2014 statistics).