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What does Crook mean?

Crook Pronunciation of Crook [crook] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Crook is "crook". Occupational name. As with Crockett, the name probably indicates a shepherd ancestor.

Associated with: old english, occupational.


Crook has 3 variants: Crooke, Crookes and Crooks.

3 more related forms via Crockett: Crock, Crocket and Krock.

Creative forms:
(male) Caook, Corook, ..

(female) Croco, Crori, ..

Middle name pairings:
Crook Abel (C.A.), ..

How popular is Crook?

Crook is a rare first name for males but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#2323 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. Crockett is the only popular related form of Crook (not ranked) ranked in the Top 2000. Adoption of this relation of Crook reached its apex in the 1880s (#1258). (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Crockett in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Crook and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Crook is pronounced similarly to Craik, Creek and Creik. Other suggested similar names are Brok, Brook, Cook, Cooke, Coop, Cork, Croft and Croy. Like Crook, these names are not commonly used.