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[ 1 syll. broo-(k)(s), br-o-oks ] The baby boy name Brooks is sometimes used as a girl name. Its pronunciation is BRuw-KS †. Brooks is used predominantly in the English language and its origin is Old English. The name's meaning is dweller by the brook. It is from the elements 'brook' ; 'broc' meaning brook. The first name is derived from the surname originally bestowed to one who lived near a brook. The name Brooke (English) is the female version of Brooks.

Brook (English), Brooke (English), Brooker, Brookes (English), Brookie, and Broox are variants of Brooks.

See also the related category dweller.

Brooks is popular as a baby name for boys, and it is also considered trendy. The name's popularity has been rising since the 1950s. At the modest peak of its usage in 2018, 0.123% of baby boys were given the name Brooks. It ranked at #161 then. Out of all boy names in its group, Brooks was the most popular in 2018. Brooks has mostly been a baby boy name in the past century.

Baby names that sound like Brooks include Brookes, Baraq, Bark, Barukh, Berc, Berch, Berche, Berck, Berdj, Berg, Berge, Bergh, Berje, Bersh, Beryc, Bhreac, Birche, Birke, Bores, and Borg.

† Pronunciation for Brooks: B as in "be (B.IY)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; UW as in "two (T.UW)" ; K as in "key (K.IY)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)"


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