Brook

Brook - A very unique male name



  Oct 22,2018      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Brook appeared on the charts for the first time in 1957 on position #1303. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Brook and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Brook? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Brook. The baby boy name Brook was given to 16 baby boys in 1997, ranking #2016 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 107,132 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Brook peaked in popularity 57 years ago in 1961 on position 694.



Famous with this name

Jayne Brook
Kelly Brook
Selma Brook


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Brook is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Brook is currently topping the baby name charts in Nebraska at position #147 - and is the least popular in Nebraska at position #147.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Brook is where you live.


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Brook origin and meaning

Brook is a 5 letter name with 1 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Brook, pop culture references for the name Brook and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Brook

We've found the following names that sound similar to Brook, sorted by popularity.

Bruce / Bryce / Brock / Brooks / Brice / Boris / Baruch / Broc / Boruch / Briggs /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
19972016
19962140
19952500
19942275
19931989
19923112
19911686
19902464
19891916
19882279
19871817
19861683
19851911
19831689
19821326
19811604
19801121
19791259
19781195
1977994
1976974
1975860
1974898
19731117
19721167
1971789
1970845
19691219
19681101
19671198
1966957
19651570
19641114
1963941
1962905
1961694
19601315
19581607
19571303

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Nebraska147

Even more about Brook


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Brook a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Brook?

1 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1961
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Brook
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 107,132
Letter count 5
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1957
1997 births +16

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