What does Brooks mean?
Brooks [brooks] as a boys' name (also used less generally as girls' name Brooks) is pronounced brux. It is of Old English and Old German origin, and the meaning of Brooks is "water, small stream". Director Brooks Atkinson.
Related boy name: Calder.Creative forms:
(male) Baroks, Brioks, ..
(female) Middle name pairings:
Brooks Amen (B.A.), ..
How popular is Brooks?
Brooks is a somewhat popular first name for males (#829 out of 1220, Top 68%) and an even more popular last name for all people (#77 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Brooks reached its apex rank of #232 in the U.S. in the year 2015. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Popular alternative forms of Brooks (#232 last year) are Calder (#1864 last year), Brooke and Brook. These forms of Brooks are at the height of their popularity presently (usage of 0.09%). Brooks is the most contemporarily stylish birth name in this compilation.
Similar NamesRecommended names are Boas, Booker▼, Boone▲, Boot, Boote, Booth, Boris, Borys, Branko, Breck, Brick, Briggs▲, Brik, Brion, Broc, Brock, Brocke, Brockly (see Brockley), Brod, Broddy, Brodee, Broden, Broder, Brodey, Brodie, Brody, Brogan, Brok, Bron, Bronco, Bronko, Brose, Brown, Brutus, Bryon▼, Burrows, Crook, Crooke, Crookes and Crooks. These names tend to be less frequently used than Brooks.See names in meaning and etymology.