Brooks

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English Origin

Brooks is one of the names that was brought to England in the wave of migration following the Norman Conquest of 1066. The Brooks family lived in Essex. The name, however, derives from the family's former residence in Broc, in the area of Anjou, France.[1]

Motto Translated

By persevering.

References

  1. http://www.houseofnames.com/xq/asp.fc/Origin.EN/qx/Brooks-family-crest.htm
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