in the U.S.
- Gender: Girl
- Origin: American
- Meaning: New York Borough
- #719 All Time
- #26 in 2014
Pronunciation of Brooklyn
How popular is the name "Brooklyn" in the U.S.?
|Year||Total Babies Born||Girls Born||Boys Born||Ranking|
|2005||4,200||4,126||74||#78 girl name|
|2006||4,784||4,709||75||#67 girl name|
|2007||4,967||4,882||85||#57 girl name|
|2008||5,405||5,304||101||#47 girl name|
|2009||5,778||5,658||120||#37 girl name|
|2010||6,199||6,112||87||#34 girl name|
|2011||7,233||7,155||78||#21 girl name|
|2012||6,832||6,769||63||#29 girl name|
|2013||6,910||6,863||47||#28 girl name|
|2014||6,835||6,767||68||#26 girl name|
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 was first given to 5 or more babies 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 2012 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Brooklyn" ranks #36 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Alaska. Imagine that, 14 babies in Alaska have the same name as you in 2012. Across the entire United States a total of 6,832 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 south west? Search for the name to check your answer!
Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations
Have you been wondering what does the name "Brooklyn" mean? The list below shows the origins of Brooklyn as well as things modernly associated with the name Brooklyn such as celebrities named Brooklyn.
Origin and Meaning of Brooklyn
The name "Brooklyn" is of American origin, and it means "New York Borough". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.
Brooklyn Sudano is an actress, singer, and dancer with the most prominent portion of her career being from 2 to present. Brooklyn was born in 1981 in Los Angeles, California, U.S.
B is for bygone, never forgetting golden memories.
R is for radiant, it's your personality!
O is for openness, it's refreshing!
O is for outlook, pleasing to all.
K is for keepsake, you treasure your memories.
L is for life, that you live so well.
Y is for yearn, your innermost desires.
N is for noble, your regal bearing.
Your name in reverse order is "Nylkoorb". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Oynrlbok". 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.
Past life for Brooklyn born Sep 27, 1984
I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Western Russia approximately on 1075. Your profession was farmer, weaver, and tailor.
You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. You fulfill your lesson by helping old folks and children. You came to that life to learn to care about weak and helpless.
Name poster for Brooklyn
Here's something for you to ponder on...
Do the Name Game - Acrostic Challenge - This game is very simple to play. All you have to do is think of another name to spell out each letter of your name.