With the English meaning for “one who lives near a brook,” most likely parents choose this one because it’s cool to name your kid after a city (just ask Kim and Kanye). This name is a derivative of Brook and Brooke and is widely shared by celebs and their kids and has alternate spellings like Brooklynn and Brooklynne.


Brook, Brookie, BK.

Famous people named Brooklyn:

Model Brooklyn Decker; daughter of Nick Lachey and Vanessa Minnillo; actress and daughter of Donna Summer.

Fun fact:

This name has Dutch roots and is derived from the name Breukelen, meaning "broken land.”

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