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Ranked #719


Gender: Girl. Popularity for the Last 10 Years: 10 (Ranked #103).

What does the name "Brooklyn" mean?

Brooklyn (American): New York Borough

The name "Brooklyn" is of American origin and it means "New York Borough". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls. There are 2 other names that are similar to this one.

B is for buoy, you encourage those you see.

R is for relish, you seek a challenge.

O is for orderly, a lifelong passion.

O is for orderly, a lifelong passion.

K is for keen, your sense of honesty.

L is for life, that you live so well.

Y is for yearn, your innermost desires.

N is for nice, need I say more?

Your name in reverse order is "Nylkoorb". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Krolynob". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

How popular is the name "Brooklyn" in the U.S.?


Want to know about the populiarty of Brooklyn? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 81,153 babies born with the name Brooklyn in the United States. That's more than enough Brooklyns to occupy the country of Andorra with an estimated population of 78,115 (as of July 1, 2011). The name first appeared in the year 1972 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Brooklyn" was in 2011 with a total of 7,155 babies. (That's a lot of baby Brooklyns)

According to the 2009 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Brooklyn" ranks #32 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Colorado. Imagine that, 106 babies in Colorado have the same name as you in 2009. Across the entire United States a total of 5,778 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

Where is the name Brooklyn popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Brooklyn in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the west? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Brooklyn

Brooklyn Decker

Brooklyn Decker is a model with the most prominent portion of their career being from 2 to present. Brooklyn was born in 1987 as Brooklyn Danielle Decker in Kettering, Ohio, U.S.


Brooklyn Sudano

Brooklyn Sudano is an actress, singer, and dancer with the most prominent portion of their career being from 2 to present. Brooklyn was born in 1981 in Los Angeles, California, U.S.


Past life for Brooklyn born Oct 2, 1928

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Quebeck approximately on 725. Your profession was digger and undertaker.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. You are bound to solve problems regarding pollution of environment, recycling, misuse of raw materials, elimination of radioactivity by all means including psychological methods.

Here's something for you to ponder on...

The Theory Behind The Name Game - Finding a good baby name is one of the dilemmas that plague parents who live in a modern setting. Parents do have the right to be conscious about the name.