Brooks Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Brooks:
Derived from brook (a stream, a small creek). Var: Brooke.
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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water or small stream
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BROOKS ORPIK - NHL Hockey player. Defenseman, and currently the alternate captain of the NHL Pittsburgh Penguins
BROOKS ROBINSON - American former professional baseball player. Played entire 23-year major league career for the Baltimore Orioles. He batted and threw right-handed, in spite of the fact he was a natural left-hander. Nicknamed "The Human Vacuum Cleaner", he is generally acclaimed as the greatest defensive third-baseman in major league history. He won 16 consecutive Gold Glove Awards during his career & tied with pitcher Jim Kaat for the second most all-time for any player at any position. Robinson was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1983.
BROOKS REED - Linebacker for the Houston Texans of the NFL
BROOKS LAICH - Canadian ice hockey player, who is an alternate captain for the Washington Capitals of the NHL
BROOKS WHEELAN - SNL Cast Member
BROOKS BETTS - Member of the band Mayday Parade
BROOKS ADAMS - A noted historian & also the Great Grandson of John Adams the 2nd US president and Grandson to John Quincy Adams our 6th US president
BROOKS ATKINSON - American theatre critic. worked for The New York Times from 1925 to 1960. In his obituary, the Times called him "the most important reviewer of his time.
BROOKS BARNARD - NFL Punter who played for The Patriots, Chicago Bears, & the Packers
BROOKS BOLLINGER - NFL Quarterback played for the Vikings, Jets, Lions, & Cowboys
BROOKS CONRAD - Pro MLB 2nd & 3rd baseman the Oakland Athletics, Atlanta Braves, Milwaukee Brewers, and Tampa Bay Rays
BROOKS CRYDER - Retired American soccer defender who played professionally in the American Soccer League, North American Soccer League and Major Indoor Soccer League.
BROOKS FOSTER - NFL Wide receiver who played for the New York Jets, St. Louis Rams, & Miami Dolphins
BROOKS KIESCHNICK - American baseball utility player and pitcher who played six seasons in MLB. He played For the Chicago Cubs, Milwaukee Brewers, Cincinnati Reds, & Colorado Rockies from 1996 to 2004. He batted left-handed but threw right-handed
BROOKS LAWRENCE - Major League Baseball All-Star pitcher for the St. Louis Cardinals (1954–1955), for the
Cincinnati Redlegs (1956–1959), and also for the Cincinnati Reds (1960).
BROOKS MCNIVEN - Former MLB pitcher for the San Francisco Giants... McNiven has represented Team Canada during several international baseball tournaments. He played for Canada at the 2007 Baseball World Cup, the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, and most recently was a member of the Canadian contingent at the 2009 World Baseball Classic
BROOKS THOMPSON - Former NBA guard who was selected by the Orlando Magic in the 1st round of the 1994 NBA Draft. Thompson played in four NBA seasons for five different teams. The Magic, Utah Jazz, Denver Nuggets, Phoenix Suns and New York Knicks.
BROOKS WILLIAMS - Former NFL tight end who played for the New Orleans Saints, Chicago Bears, and New England Patriots.
Brooks Forester - Reality star and contestant on The Bachelorette, male model, sales rep
Brooks Benjamin - author of 'My Seventh Grade Life in Tights' and an all around awesome guy
Brooks Alan Stuber (b. 2012), son of American model and actress Molly Sims
- Brooks in song, story & screen
Brooks Jackson, journalist and founder of fact check.org
Brooks was the name of a character on the Disney Channel show "Jessie" around 2014. The character was the attractive, well-mannered son of a wealthy neighbor and a love interest to the main character, Jessie the spunky nanny.