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The name Brooks is of English origin, and means brook or stream.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Brooks has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Brooks
Use of the Name Brooks for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
12,632 9,546 6,508 2,525 1,317 597 329
The table below indicates the number of times the name Brooks has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Brooks
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
18809315  
1881    
18826589  
1883    
18848656  
188558311  
18869835  
18878366  
18889326  
18899925  
18907518  
18918566  
18927619  
1893    
189468010  
189569410  
18968348  
189755714  
18988128  
189966810  
190075212  
190148916  
190269211  
190365912  
190472911  
19059358  
190671712  
190763916  
190866016  
190972215  
191087113  
191186515  
191289825  
191361851  
191476148  
191569271  
191679660  
191775868  
191873876  
191983761  
192076175  
192170885  
192275777  
192392155  
192484865  
192591454  
192684861  
192788359  
192888357  
192988057  
193092053  
193186454  
193293848  
193382756  
193486253  
193575067  
193692644  
193777163  
193882656  
193986151  
194079861  
194178663  
194271181  
194381365  
194483157  
194575266  
194682663  
194772689  
194880671  
194973986  
195090557  
195173489  
195276983  
1953676111  
1954717101  
1955725101  
1956696112  
1957715108  
195879688  
1959677126  
196077896  
1961669136  
1962690126  
1963701122  
1964750104  
196574898  
1966700112  
1967705110  
1968700116  
196979794  
1970681146  
1971644163  
1972714126  
1973689134  
1974696140  
1975777113  
1976747123  
1977723138  
1978790115  
1979621191  
1980497288  
1981421390  
1982400420  
1983486302  
1984525263  
1985509293  
1986588228  
1987599231  
1988681190  
1989682214  
1990681221  
1991691213  
1992670239  
1993673232  
1994645259  
1995652255  
1996664248  
1997650252  
1998729224  
1999715229  
2000705248  
2001735236  
2002737236  
2003701268  
2004630329  
Totals:  12,632 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Brooks as a boy's name nearly 100% of the time and hardly ever as a girl's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are slightly lower than actual counts because the name Brooks appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 122 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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