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Gender: M Meaning of Brooks: "of the brook" Origin of Brooks: English Brooks's Popularity in 2014: #245

Surname name, with more masculine heft than Brook or Brooklyn, that rose 56 places in 2014 to enter the top 250 in the USA. Brooks Robinson was one of the greatest third basemen ever, playing for the Baltimore Orioles from 1955 until 1977.

Famous People Named Brooks

Brooks Clift, twin brother of American actor Montgomery Clift
Brooks Reed, American football player
(Richard) Brooks Orpik, American hockey player
Brooks Betts, guitarist of American rock band Mayday Parade
(Evan) Brooks Laich, Canadian hockey player
Brooks Calbert Robinson, American baseball player
Brooks Patrick Wheelan, American actor/comedian
(Anthony) Brooks Firestone, American businessman and politician
Brooks Varalla, son of reality TV personality Allisyn Hardee Varalla
Brooks Alan (b. 2012), son of model Molly Sims and Scott Stuber
Beau, Luke, and Jai Brooks - members of the Australian Youtube Comedy Group- the Janoskians
Brooks Laich, American hockey player

Pop Culture References for the name Brooks

Brooks Hatlen, a character from Shawshank Redemption