"of the brook"

Brooks Origin and Meaning

The name Brooks is a girl's name meaning "of the brook".

A fresh and gender-neutral take on Gen Z favorite Brooke, Brooks is a stylish and sleek choice. Currently in the US Top 100 for boys, Brooks is also given to 70 girls each year. A small number at the moment, but, with Harper, Avery, Emerson and Marlowe trending upwards, that number could increase in coming years.

If you like the wordy, surname style of Brooks, you could also consider Bridgers, Baylor, Rivers, Truett, Rayne or Lark.

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