Boy name origins & meanings
- Old English : Badger
Boy name variations
Family name origins & meanings
- Scottish : habitational name from a place called Brocket in Ayrshire.
- Scottish and English : from Middle Englishbro(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.