Brooke

Brooke comes from an English surname, a variant spelling of Brook, a locational name for someone who lived near a brook or stream. The word comes from Old English brōc (brook, stream) via Proto-Germanic *brōkaz (brook, stream; marsh), of uncertain origin though which may be derived from a PIE root word.

Origin: Proto-Germanic

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Variants:

  • Brook (English)

 

Male forms:

  • Brook (English)
  • Brooks (English)

 

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