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Meaning and Origin of: Brockett

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First name origins & meanings:

  • Old English : Badger

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.