Meaning and Origin of: Brockett

Boy name origins & meanings

  • Old English : Badger

Family name origins & meanings

  • 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.