Brook Family History
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Brook Name Meaning
English: topographic name for someone who lived by a brook or stream, from Middle Englisk brook, Old English broc ‘brook’, ‘stream’. North German and Dutch: topographic name for someone who lived by a water meadow or marsh, from Low German brook, Dutch broek (cognate with German Bruch and Old English broc; see 1). Americanized spelling of German and Jewish Bruck or German Bruch.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Brock, Rook, Book, Crook, Rock, Krock, Brooks, Brooke, Krook, Boot