Meaning and Origin of: Brockett
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First name origins & meanings:
- Old English : Badger
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Last name origin & meaning:
- Scottish : habitational name from a place called Brocket in Ayrshire.
- Scottish and English : from Middle English bro(c)ket, a term denoting a stag in its second year with its first horns (diminutive of Old French brock), probably applied as a nickname.
- John Brockett (died 1690) was one of the founders of New Haven, CT, in 1637/8.