See also: brook


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Alternative formsEdit


  • As an English surname, from the noun brook.
  • As a north German surname, from Low German Brook (swamp, marsh), related to the above.
  • As a Dutch surname, Americanized from Broek, from broek, also related to the above.
  • As a Jewish and German surname, Americanized from Bruck, Bruch (from Bruch (wetland, marsh)).


Proper nounEdit


  1. A habitational surname from Middle English for someone living by a brook.
  2. A surname from Hebrew, a transliteration and normalization of Hebrew ברך(barúkh, blessed).
  3. A male given name transferred from the surname, variant of Brooks.
  4. A female given name transferred from the surname, of modern usage, variant of Brooke.
  5. A town in Newton County, Indiana, United States.
  6. A number of places in England:
    1. A village in Brighstone parish, Isle of Wight (OS grid ref SZ3983).
    2. A village and civil parish in Ashford borough, Kent (OS grid ref TR0644).
    3. A hamlet in Albury parish, Guildford borough, Surrey (OS grid ref TQ0646). [1]
    4. A hamlet in Witley parish, Waverley borough, Surrey (OS grid ref SU9338).
  7. A hamlet in Carmarthenshire, Wales (OS grid ref SN2609) [2]



German Low GermanEdit


From Middle Low German brôk, from Old Saxon *brōk, from Proto-West Germanic *brōk.


Brook m or n (plural Broken)

  1. A marsh; swamp