Holbrook Family History
Holbrook Name Meaning
English: habitational name from any of various places called with Old English hol ‘hole hollow’ + brōc ‘brook stream’ such as Holbrook (Derbyshire Dorset Suffolk) and Howbrook in Wortley (Yorkshire). Americanized form of North German Halbrock (or some like-sounding surname) a cognate of 1 above.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press