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Popularity
81k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Brooklyn

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: American
  • Meaning: New York Borough
  • #719 All Time
  • #26 in 2014
Girls
Boys

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



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
1972660
1973770
1974880
197512120
197611110
197727270
197832320
197943430
198053530
198159590
198278717
198378780
198469690
198579745
198695896
19871061006
19881391390
19891711647
19902152105
199130429410
19924354269
19935455405
199467565817
199579077416
19961,0261,00917
19971,3461,32818
19981,5731,55815
19991,7141,68727
20001,8601,82733
20011,9241,90519
20022,2242,20618
20032,9672,92344
20043,3393,26376
20054,2004,12674#78 girl name
20064,7844,70975#67 girl name
20074,9674,88285#57 girl name
20085,4055,304101#47 girl name
20095,7785,658120#37 girl name
20106,1996,11287#34 girl name
20117,2337,15578#21 girl name
20126,8326,76963#29 girl name
20136,9106,86347#28 girl name
20146,8356,76768#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 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 2011 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Brooklyn" ranks #34 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Alaska. Imagine that, 17 babies in Alaska have the same name as you in 2011. Across the entire United States a total of 7,233 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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 busy, your never idle life.

R is for romp, you know how to have fun!

O is for ornate, nothing plain here!

O is for openness, it's refreshing!

K is for keepsake, you treasure your memories.

L is for little, the little things you do.

Y is for yearn, your innermost desires.

N is for natural, the genuine side of you.

Your name in reverse order is "Nylkoorb". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Nlrbooyk". 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.

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 north east? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Brooklyn

Brooklyn Decker

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

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Brooklyn Sudano

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.

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Past life for Brooklyn born Oct 6, 1954

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 Northern New Zealand approximately on 375. Your profession was artist, magician, and fortune teller.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. Your problem - to learn to love and to trust the Universe. You are bound to think, study, reflect and develop inner wisdom.

Name poster for Brooklyn

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