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Meaning of Brooklyn

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The name Brooklyn has the following meaning:

A place name in New York City. Can be used as a first name for both males and females. Became a rather popular girl's name.
It is a female name, suitable for baby girls.


As a baby girl name, Brooklyn is currently a popular baby name, with a recent overall USA popularity ranking of 112 out of 1000 (source: 2000s U.S. Census).

In 2009, the name Brooklyn rose in popularity, moving up the USA Top 1000 charts in Year 2009, by 10 places. For the Year 2009, it ranked 37 in the Top 1000 charts.

The following chart shows the popularity of the name Brooklyn in the USA, over the past 100 years.
USA baby name statistics


The name Brooklyn is pronounced as brook-kleen


Brooklyn originates from the English language.

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Related names

The following names are baby names related to Brooklyn and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Brooklyn: Boys - Antwan, Bridger, Burl, Buster, Butch, Carter, Chalmer, Commodore, Dack, Dainard, Deandre, Draper, Durward, Elder, Ewald, Fisher, Franklin, French, Gauge, Helder, Hurley, Girls - Luann, Luanne, Maida, Myrle, Tayla, Both genders - Easter, Merrill, Odell, Piper, Whitney


Popular Variants for the name Brooklyn: Brookelyn, Brooklen, Brooklin, Brooklynn, Brooklynne


We think the name Brooklyn should fall under the following style category: Place Names.

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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Brooklyn to be: A tough and classy career woman

In one word, you might describe Brooklyn as a(n) "tough" person.

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