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Brooke Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Brook, which preserves a trace of the Old English dative singular case, originally used after a preposition (e.g. ‘at the brook’).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Brookes, Brook, Brooks, Rooke, Crooke, Broome, Brooker, Rook, Brock

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Brooke Family Origin

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Brooke Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Advocate

    7%
  • Factory Hand

    7%
  • Physician

    7%

In 1881, the most common Brooke occupation in Canada was Farmer. 24% of Brooke's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Brooke family was Physician. Farmer, Advocate and Factory Hand were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brooke.

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Brooke Historical Records

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Brooke Life Expectancy

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