Name Brooklyn Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Brooklyn


Brooklyn is a ♀ girl’s name.

Origin of the name 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”.

What is the meaning of the name Brooklyn?

Brooklyn means “broken land” (from Dutch “breuk” = to break) or “marsh land” (from Dutch broek = marsh). Besides, Brooklyn means “living near a brook” or “small stream” (from English “brook” or Old English “bróc” = brook/stream).

Pronunciation of Brooklyn

Variants of the name Brooklyn


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Popularity of the name Brooklyn

The name Brooklyn is ranked #1048 overall.

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