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Brook for a boy ?

15 replies

Izzieloo · 14/01/2023 23:38

What do people think of this name ?

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Twoinapod · 14/01/2023 23:39

Lovely for a girl spelt Brooke, not for a boy though

Longdarkcloud · 14/01/2023 23:42

I think it’s unisex. Used more frequently in the US for boys. I prefer it to River but it’s another of the nature names so popular now.

quietnightmare · 14/01/2023 23:42

I want to love it but I don't not for a boy

ofwarren · 14/01/2023 23:42

I didn't even know it was unisex. I'd automatically think girl.

Izzieloo · 14/01/2023 23:46

i think it’s American

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Rickandmortified100 · 15/01/2023 00:54

I know a little boy called Brook. He’s not British. It really suits him.

PleaseCleanTheWholeToilet · 15/01/2023 00:55

I know a girl Brooke

But it reminds me of David Beckhams son

Luredbyapomegranate · 15/01/2023 09:00

It’s ok.

I don’t especially like it but don’t see why it can’t be unisex. As it’s not as if it’s a very popular name for girls so I don’t think it will cause much confusion (it will a bit.)

KirstenBlest · 15/01/2023 12:09

I know a boy Brook. His sister has a unisex name too, and i get them mixed up.

Penny21xxx · 25/01/2023 22:11

I’m not keen on Brook but I like Brooks

Consufed · 25/01/2023 22:12

It's fine.

feliciabirthgiver · 25/01/2023 22:30

Big fan here, I like it for a boy and a girl.

LightHousePanda · 26/01/2023 15:51

If I didn't know it as a girl's name I could see it as a boy's. I think lots of boys don't like unisex names which are seen more as girls names so I wouldn't use it personally.

Sales88 · 26/01/2023 16:05

We like Brooks for a boy. It is American origin but I’ve seen more of it in the UK recently.

Purpletopaz42 · 27/01/2023 19:20

I actually considered Brook for a boy. It was in a baby naming book and I really liked it cause it was a nature inspired name. I decided against it, in preference of a different name but I still think it's lovely. It's not a common name though, so I think it depends whether you want something traditional or more unusual.

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