girl name Brooklyn

Baby Girl Names - Brooklyn

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The name Brooklyn is of English origin, and is a combination of Brook and the suffix lyn.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Brooklyn has been given to baby girls in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby girls in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Brooklyn
Use of the Name Brooklyn for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
20,517 20,517 20,517 18,392 12,047 6,123 3,211
The table below indicates the number of times the name Brooklyn has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Brooklyn first appeared in the top thousand girl or boy names during 1990, which is the first year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to girls or boys, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Brooklyn
  Used as a Girl Name Used as a Boy Name
Year RankCount RankCount
Totals:  20,517 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Brooklyn as a girl's name nearly 100% of the time and almost never as a boy's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are significantly lower than actual counts because the name Brooklyn appears in the top 1,000 girl names only 15 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.

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Girl Name Brooklyn