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185k
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since 1880

Brooke

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Small Stream
  • #383 All Time
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13k Brook (English)

How popular is the name "Brooke" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
1914505
1918606
191910010
1920808
1921505
1922909
1924505
1925606
1926707
1927808
1928606
1929606
1930808
1931606
1933808
193417710
193518513
1936606
19381587
193921912
1940342410
1941543519
1942674621
1943553025
1944514011
1945584018
1946534310
1947594118
1948714229
1949846717
1950685414
1951675116
1952755124
195315213418
195412410123
1955866719
19561048519
1957936726
19581006832
1959987325
196014010238
196117212151
196217213240
196318214933
196416912841
196517614630
196632128635
196730426836
196836432737
196944640343
197081975960
197177372845
197278573748
197382877256
19741,00496440
19751,2301,18149
19761,5051,46540
19771,9101,87040
19782,5752,53243
19793,5613,51249#85 girl name
19805,0054,95352#57 girl name
19815,3735,33142#52 girl name
19823,1773,14532#92 girl name
19832,8932,86528#96 girl name
19842,7722,74626#99 girl name
19852,7402,72614
19862,7172,69621
19872,9752,95718#94 girl name
19883,4473,41235#87 girl name
19894,1694,14722#74 girl name
19905,0144,98826#70 girl name
19915,5745,55123#65 girl name
19925,7935,77122#59 girl name
19936,1796,15821#52 girl name
19945,9965,97521#54 girl name
19956,3906,37416#52 girl name
19966,7496,72425#45 girl name
19976,6826,67111#45 girl name
19986,3606,34416#46 girl name
19996,0816,06714#47 girl name
20005,6535,64013#51 girl name
20015,2205,2119#57 girl name
20025,3445,3368#52 girl name
20035,9755,9669#43 girl name
20045,7295,70722#46 girl name
20055,5765,56511#47 girl name
20065,7545,7459#44 girl name
20075,5265,50719#45 girl name
20085,1875,1789#52 girl name
20094,7924,7920#54 girl name
20103,7053,6996#72 girl name
20113,3673,3670#86 girl name
20122,9692,9690
20132,7442,7440
20142,3812,3756

Want to know about the populiarty of Brooke? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 185,177 babies born with the name Brooke in the United States. That's more than enough Brookes to occupy the country of Sao Tome and Principe with an estimated population of 172,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name first appeared in the year 1914 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Brooke" was in 1996 with a total of 6,724 babies. (That's a lot of baby Brookes)

According to the 1990 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Brooke" ranks #56 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Wisconsin. Imagine that, 121 babies in Wisconsin have the same name as you in 1990. Across the entire United States a total of 5,014 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

What does the name "Brooke" mean?

Brooke (English): Small Stream

The name "Brooke" is of English origin and it means "Small Stream". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

B is for beacon, you extend your friendly hand.

R is for rational, the way you think.

O is for outlook, pleasing to all.

O is for outlook, pleasing to all.

K is for kindness, you always show.

E is for enrich, a quality you share.

Your name in reverse order is "Ekoorb". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Bekoro". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Where is the name Brooke popular?



The map shows the relative popularity of the name Brooke in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the south west? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Brooke

Brooke Shields

Brooke Shields is an actress and model with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1966 to present. Brooke was born in 1965 as Brooke Christa Shields in New York City, New York, U.S.

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Brooke Hogan

Brooke Hogan is a singer-songwriter, television personality, actress, and model with the most prominent portion of her career being from 2 to present. Brooke was born in 1988 as Brooke Ellen Bollea in Tampa, Florida, United States.

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Brooke Burke

Brooke Burke is an actress, dancer, model, and television personality with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1986 to present. Brooke was born in 1971 as Brooke Lisa Burke in Hartford, Connecticut, United States.

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Brooke Burns

Brooke Burns is an actress, television presenter, and former model with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1996 to present. Brooke was born in 1978 as Brooke Elizabeth Burns in Dallas, Texas, U.S.

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Brooke Vincent

Brooke Vincent is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 2 to present. Brooke was born in 1992 as Brooke Levi Vincent in Audenshaw, Greater Manchester, England.

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Brooke Langton

Brooke was born in 1970 in Arizona, U.S.

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Past life for Brooke born Jul 9, 1945

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Southern China approximately on 1075. Your profession was digger and undertaker.

You were a revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere - politics, business, religion, housekeeping. You could have been a leader. You are bound to solve problems regarding pollution of environment, recycling, misuse of raw materials, elimination of radioactivity by all means including psychological methods.

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