Name Brooklyn – origin and meaning

Brooklyn is a female name.

Origin of Brooklyn

Brooklyn derived from the name of the borough of New York City, originally named after the Dutch town of Breukelen. But it is as well a combination of Brook and the name suffix “-lyn”.

Meaning of Brooklyn

Brooklyn means “broken land” (from Dutch “breuk” = to break) or “marsh land” (from Dutch broek = marsh). Besides, Brooklyn means “living at the brook”.

Pronunciation of Brooklyn

Alternate spelling of Brooklyn

Brooklin Brooklynn

Brooklyn in the categories

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