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Brooklyn Meaning


What does Brooklyn mean?

The name Brooklyn is of American origin.

The meaning of Brooklyn is "brook, stream, lake".

Brooklyn is used as both a boys and girls name.

It consists of 8 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Brook-lyn.

The Given Name Brooklyn

A modern invented name taken from the name of one of the 5 boroughs of New York City.

The place name Brooklyn, has a wonderfully fearless quality.

An auspicious name, it is one that will be admired.

Alternate names include Brooklynn, Brooklynne.

Brooklyn falls into the name categories place, water.

Brooklyn Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 47 in baby name popularity for girls with 4,611 occurrences. It ranked 2,163 in baby name popularity for boys with 64 occurrences.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 39 in baby name popularity for girls with 5,186 occurrences. It ranked 1,998 in baby name popularity for boys with 71 occurrences.

The trend's your friend. See how Brooklyn has changed in popularity since 1880 by visiting the Brooklyn Name Popularity Page.

Brooklyn Related Names

Variants of the name Brooklyn include Brooklynn, Brooklynne.

Famous Brooklyns

    Brooklyn Numerology

    What will your new littleBrooklyn be like?

    It may all be in the numbers.

    The numbers that make up your child's name.

    Numerology may give you some insight.

    Children named Brooklyn are often dependable and kaleidoscopic but most of all they are read more >>

    Brooklyn Name Fun

    Would you like to fingerspell the name Brooklyn in American Sign Language?

    Then just follow the diagram below.

    Be creative with the name Brooklyn.

    Just for fun, see the name Brooklyn in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

    Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Brooklyn in Nautical Flags page.