Brooke

Brooke - A unique female name



  Apr 19,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Brooke, meaning small stream, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1940 on position #1561. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Brooke and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Brooke? 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 Brooke. The baby girl name Brooke was given to 2,953 baby girls in 2012, ranking #102 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 479 baby girls were given this name - making this a unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Brooke peaked in popularity 16 years ago in 2003 on position 43.



Famous with this name

Brooke Nevin
Hillary Brooke
Brooke Adams


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Brooke is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Brooke is currently topping the baby name charts in Massachusetts at position #35 - and is the least popular in Kentucky at position #368.

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 Brooke is where you live.


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Brooke origin and meaning

Brooke is a 6 letter name with 1 syllables. This name means small stream. To see famous people named Brooke, pop culture references for the name Brooke and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Brooke

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

Brook / Brisa / Brissa / Bryce / Bracha / Briza / Brocha / Breasia / Brucha / Brissia /

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
2012102
201186
201072
200954
200852
200745
200644
200547
200446
200343
200252
200157
200051
199947
199846
199745
199645
199552
199454
199352
199259
199164
199070
198974
198887
198793
1986104
1985101
198499
198396
198292
198152
198057
197985
1978115
1977150
1976172
1975207
1974260
1973303
1972321
1971347
1970345
1969484
1968536
1967599
1966552
1965872
1964954
1963882
1962988
1961930
19601076
19591368
19581391
19571267
19561144
19551311
19541006
1953861
19521383
19511323
19501241
19491045
19481507
19471328
19461386
19451263
19441430
19431761
19421272
19411418
19401561

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Massachusetts35
Connecticut36
New Hampshire40
Hawaii42
Alaska48
Rhode Island50
Colorado55
Maryland60
New Jersey66
Pennsylvania66
Delaware72
New York74
North Dakota78
New Mexico79
Nevada79
Maine79
Minnesota80
Michigan87
Idaho89
Virginia90
Illinois91
West Virginia93
Montana93
Wisconsin94
Oregon94
Florida100
South Dakota106
Kansas110
Wyoming110
Ohio110
Washington113
Arizona115
Missouri118
Georgia118
Texas127
Nebraska134
California139
Utah142
North Carolina145
District of Columbia147
Louisiana154
Oklahoma163
Tennessee166
Iowa169
Arkansas176
South Carolina177
Indiana179
Alabama197
Mississippi335
Kentucky368

Even more about Brooke


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 Brooke a common or unique name?

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

What is the number of syllables for the name Brooke?

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
2003
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Brooke
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 479
Letter count 6
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1940
2012 births +2,953

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