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== English Origin ==
 
== 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]].
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'''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]].<ref>http://www.houseofnames.com/xq/asp.fc/Origin.EN/qx/Brooks-family-crest.htm</ref>
  
== Motto Translated ==
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=== Motto Translated ===
 
By persevering.
 
By persevering.
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== References ==
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Latest revision as of 03:31, 8 December 2007

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

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