Origin: English
9 famous people named Brooklyn found on Wikipedia.
102099 female, 1428 male in US.
Most recent ranking: 47-th in year 2018
Best ranking: 21-th in year 2011
Used in: English


Brooklyn is a given name that has increased in popularity for girls in the United States and Canada in recent years. It has occasionally been used as a name in honor of Brooklyn, the New York City borough, but is usually regarded as simply a combination of the names Brook or Brooke, a name derived from an English surname meaning "one who lives near a brook" and the suffix -lyn, which is an element in other popular contemporary names in the United States such as Kaitlyn.
The name was the 26th most popular name for baby girls in the United States in 2014 and was the 16th most popular name for baby girls born in British Columbia, Canada in 2006. Spelling variants include, but are not limited to, Brook Lynn, Brooke Lynn, Brookelynn, Brookelynne, Brooklynn and Brooklynne.

New York City borough, named for village founded there 1646 and named for Dutch township of Breukelen near Utrecht; from Old High German bruoh "moor, marshland;" spelling of U.S. place name influenced by brook (n.), which probably is distantly related.

A combination of the names Brook and Lynn, reference to the New York City borough. Means: water, stream in English.

Famous People: 9 found on Wikipedia.
Popularity Name Birth Year Description
1 Brooklyn Decker 1987 US photo model and actress
2 Brooklyn Lee 1989 American pornographic actress
3 Brooklyn Sudano 1981 American actor, singer and dancer.
4 Brooklyn Beckham 1999 Model and son of David and Victoria Beckham
5 Brooklyn Chase 1986 American pornographic actress
6 Raphael of Brooklyn 1860 American saint
7 Brooklyn Mack Ballet dancer
8 Brooklyn Shuck 2005
9 Brooklyn Pope 1989 American basketball player