Brooke Name Meaning & Origin

Brooke

Pronunciation: BRUWK (key)

Origin of the name Brooke:

Derived from the Middle English brok (a brook, a small stream, breaking forth). Var: Brook.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

Related Names:

Brook, Brooklyn

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Meanings and history of the name Brooke

The name came into more common use in the 1950s, probably influenced by American socialite Brooke Astor (1902-2007).
The most common meaning for it is a small stream, referring to a Brook such as in nature.

Famous real-life people named Brooke

Brooke Hyland, cast of Lifetime's Dance Moms
Brooke Shields, American actress
Brooke Adams, American actress
Brooke Hayward, American actress
Brooke Fraser, New Zealand singer
Brooke Burke-Charvet, American TV hostess and model
Brooke Burns, American actress and model

Brooke in song, story & screen

Brooke Davis, character from the CW's "One Tree Hill"
Brooke English, character on All My Children from 1976 to 2006.
StoryBrook, name of town in once upon a time
Brooke Maddox, character from MTV's "Scream"
Brooke Baxter West, from the Baxter Family book series by Karen Kingsbury

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