Brooklyn

Brooklyn - A unique female name



  Jan 17,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Brooklyn appeared on the charts for the first time in 1980 on position #2122. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Brooklyn and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Brooklyn? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Brooklyn. The baby girl name Brooklyn was given to 6,728 baby girls in 2012, ranking #29 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 210 baby girls were given this name - making this a unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Brooklyn peaked in popularity 8 years ago in 2011 on position 21.



Famous with this name

Brooklyn Decker
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Brooklyn Weaver


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Brooklyn is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Brooklyn is currently topping the baby name charts in Mississippi at position #8 - and is the least popular in New York at position #184.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Brooklyn is where you live.


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Brooklyn origin and meaning

Brooklyn is a 8 letter name with 2 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Brooklyn, pop culture references for the name Brooklyn and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Brooklyn

We've found the following names that sound similar to Brooklyn, sorted by popularity.

Brooklynn / Brookelyn / Brookelynn / Berkley / Brooklin / Brooklynne / Berkeley / Borghild / Berklee / Brooklyne /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
201229
201121
201034
200937
200848
200757
200667
200578
2004101
2003118
2002152
2001172
2000178
1999184
1998200
1997226
1996284
1995338
1994385
1993462
1992539
1991707
1990885
19891002
19881142
19871427
19861642
19852150
19841748
19831587
19821854
19812373
19802122

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
West Virginia8
Mississippi8
Utah8
South Dakota9
Idaho9
Louisiana10
Michigan10
North Dakota11
Kansas12
Kentucky12
Oklahoma12
Arkansas13
Alabama14
Iowa15
Ohio16
Tennessee16
Missouri17
Maine19
Nebraska19
Illinois19
Indiana20
Wyoming20
Hawaii20
Wisconsin21
Arizona21
Oregon22
Washington23
Georgia23
Montana24
Colorado26
Nevada27
Texas28
Minnesota31
Virginia31
Delaware32
South Carolina34
North Carolina34
Alaska36
California45
Connecticut47
Pennsylvania47
New Hampshire54
Maryland55
Rhode Island60
District of Columbia65
Florida67
Massachusetts82
Vermont83
New Mexico86
New Jersey149
New York184

Even more about Brooklyn


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Brooklyn a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Brooklyn?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2011
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Brooklyn
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 210
Letter count 8
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1980
2012 births +6,728

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