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pinWhat does Brooklyn mean?

Brooklyn /brook-lyn/ as a name for girls means "water, small stream". Brooklyn is an alternate form, with the suffix -lyn, of Brooke (Old English, Old German): also a surname.


Brooklyn has 2 variants: Brooklynn and Brooklynne.

Brooklyn has 5 more different relations via Brooke: Brook, Brookelle, Brookie, Brooks and Brooky.

Kreatif forms: Barklyn, Berklyn, Brooklynnee. [more]

pinHow popular is Brooklyn?

Brooklyn is a rare given name for females. Brooklyn is an equally rare last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Brooklyn for girls. Brooklyn entered the list in 1990 and reached its peak position of #21 in the U.S. in the year 2011, and is presently at #26. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Brooklyn name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Brooklyn outside U.S.

Below is a charted analysis of the usage of the girl name Brooklyn and associated names. Brook, Brooke (#137 2 years ago) and Brooklynn (#159) are the popular variation forms of Brooklyn (#26 2 years ago) appearing in the Top 1000. Usage of these forms of Brooklyn reached its peak in 2011 (average #309) and is almost as widespread today (#330, 3.1%), but with the version Brook becoming less fashionable. Brooke is more familiar than the rest, although Brooklyn appears to be getting popular too. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Brooklyn, Brook, Brooke, Brooklynn in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Brooklyn, Brooke, Brooklynn outside U.S.