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


Brooklyn is a ♀ girl’s name.

What is the 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. Brooklyn is also a combination of Brook and the name suffix “-lyn”.

What does the name Brooklyn mean?

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 #1062 overall.

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