What does Brooke mean?
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.
(female) Broobe, Brooie, ..
(male) Broone, Broove, ..
How popular is Brooke?
Brooke is a very popular first name for females (#397 out of 4276, Top 9%) and also a very popular last name for both adults and children (#6608 out of 150436, Top 4%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Charted below is the birth name history of Brooke for girls. Brooke entered the list in 1940-1949 and reached its top position of #43 in the U.S. in the year 2003, and is presently at #137. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)
Brooklyn (#26 in 2014), Brooklynn (#159), Brooklynne and Brook are the popular alternative forms of Brooke (#137 in 2014) appearing in the Top 2000. These forms of Brooke reached the height of their popularity less than a decade ago (adoption of 1.1%) and are almost as popular today (adoption 0.8%, ▼24%), but with versions such as Brook becoming somewhat outmoded. Brooke has historically been preferred by parents, though Brooklyn is currently the more favored form.
Brooke▼ is alike in pronunciation to Breck. Other suggested similar names are Becke, Blake▲, Bobbe, Bobie, Bonie, Bonne, Borka, Bracken, Bradee, Bradie, Brande, Branka, Brayne, Bree, Brenee, Brenie, Brenne, Breona, Brette, Briane, Bride, Bridee, Bridie, Brie, Brighe, Brilie (see Briley), Briona, Brione, Brioni, Brionne, Briony, Britte, Brodie, Brogan, Brogyn, Bronia, Bronnie, Bronny, Bronte, Bronwen, Bronya, Brucie, Bryce, Brydie, Brylee▲, Brynne, Bryonie, Bryony and Erike. These names tend to be less frequently used than Brooke.