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Brooks (girl)

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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.

Associated with: water, small (little), stream (river).


Brooks has 4 different relations via Brooke: Brook, Brookie, Brooklyn and Brooky.

Brooks has 1 masculine form: Calder.

Kreatif forms:
(female) Baroks, Brookssha, ..

(male) Brocus, Brooni, ..

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)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Below is a graphed analysis of the statistics 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 2011 (adoption of 0.94%) and is almost as conventional today (adoption 0.71%, 24%), but with versions like Brook becoming less stylish. Brooke is the firm favorite, although Brooklyn appears to be becoming a favorite too. (Top Baby Names, 2014)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Brook, Brooke, Brooklyn in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Brooke, Brooklyn outside U.S.

Similar Names


Recommended names are Borka, Branka, Breck, Breona, Briona, Brione, Brioni, Briony, Brites, Brodie, Brogan, Brogyn, Bronia, Bronny, Bronte, Bronya and Bryony. Like Brooks, these names are not frequently used.