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What does Brooklyn mean?

Brooklyn \b-rookl-yn, bro(ok)-lyn\ as a name for girls means "water, small stream". Brooklyn is a form of Brooke (Old English, Old German): also a surname. A very common choice for a name for kids.


Variations

Brooklyn has 2 variants: Brooklynn and Brooklynne.

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


Popularity

Brooklyn is a rare given name for females but a somewhat popular last name for both adults and children (#87317 out of 88799, Top 98%). (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. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)

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 a year ago) and Brooklynn (#159) are the popular variation forms of Brooklyn (#26 a year ago). Usage of these girl names reached its peak in 2011 and is somewhat lower today, with the version Brook becoming less fashionable. Brooke (#137), Brooklyn (#26) and Brooklynn (#159) are three of the more fashionable birth names here. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)

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

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

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