Holbrook Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places, for example in Derbyshire, Dorset, and Suffolk, so called from Old English hol ‘hollow’, ‘sunken’ + broc ‘stream’. The name has probably absorbed the Dutch surname van Hoobroek, found in London in the early 17th century, and possibly a similar Low German surname (Holbrock or Halbrock). Several American bearers of the name in the 1880 census give their place of birth as Oldenburg or Hannover, Germany.

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List of People with Surname Holbrook

According to our database, there are a total of 8,653 people with the surname Holbrook. Among these people surnamed Holbrook, there are about 1,086 distinct names, with an average of 7 people who have the same name. Mark Holbrook, Susan Holbrook and Larry Holbrook are the top three most widely-used names from the list of people surnamed Holbrook, with 73, 57 and 49 people respectively.

Besides that, we found that Ohio has the largest number of people surnamed Holbrook, with a total of 866 people, and there are a total of 468 distinct names among these people. Kentucky is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Holbrook, with a total of 752 people and an average of 424 distinct names.