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in the U.S.
since 1880


Gender: Girl. Ranked #719 most popular

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 blossom, a renewal of your spirit.

R is for realist, the way you are.

O is for openness, it's refreshing!

O is for openness, it's refreshing!

K is for keepsake, you treasure your memories.

L is for look, the way you look at life.

Y is for youthful, your eternal look.

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 "Oobrknly". 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 2005 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Brooklyn" ranks #97 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, 337 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 2005. Across the entire United States a total of 4,200 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 midwest? 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 Mar 19, 1960

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 Central India approximately on 950. Your profession was preacher, publisher, and scribbler of ancient inscriptions.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. Your main task - to make the world more beautiful. Physical and spiritual deserts are just waiting for your touch. Keep smiling!

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.