What does Brooks mean?
Brooks /brooks/ as a girls' name (also used more regularly as boys' name Brooks). Brooks means "water, small stream". Brooks is an alternate spelling, with the suffix -s, of Brooke (Old English, Old German): also a surname.
Brooks has 1 masculine form: Calder.Kreatif forms: Brooksce, Brookssha, Brooksshe. [more]
How popular is Brooks?
Brooks is an uncommonly occurring given name for women but a very prominent surname for all people (#77 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a graphed analysis of the popularity of Brooks and corresponding names. Brook, Brooke (#137 last year) and Brooklyn (#26) are the prominent variation forms of Brooks (not ranked). Other forms, like Brookie, are uncommon. Adoption of these relations of Brooks was at its peak in 1998 (adoption of 0.693%) and is somewhat less today (adoption 0.612%, ▼12%), with the version Brook becoming less stylish. Brooke is the firm favorite, although Brooklyn appears to be becoming a favorite too. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
Recommended similar baby names are Boriska, Borka, Bracha, Breck, Breezy, Breigh, Brighe, Brisa, Brisha, Brisia, Brissa, Briza, Brucie, Bryce and Bryssa. Like Brooks, these names are not frequently used.