Brooklyn Name Meaning & Origin

Brooklyn

Pronunciation: BRUWK-lin (key)

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Nicknames for Brooklyn

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Meanings and history of the name Brooklyn

From the name of a borough of New York City. It was named after the Dutch town of Breukelen. By serendipity, it sounds like a combination of the established names Brooke and Lynn, which was an advantage when geographical names were still considered unusual.

Famous real-life people named Brooklyn

Brooklyn Decker, American supermodel and actress

Brooklyn Sudano, American actress

Brooklyn Faith Jones, one-fifth of the Jones quintuplets made famous on the TLC reality television show, Quints By Surprise. Parents are Ethan and Casey Jones. Older sister, Eliot McKenna. The rest of the quints are Britton Grace, Jack William, Lila Addison and Ryan Elizabeth.

Brooklyn Rose Collingsworth Blair, American gospel singer

Brooklyn McKnight, daughter of CGH mom Mindy McKnight and twin sister of Bailey, they have a YouTube channel together called BrooklynandBailey

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