The name Brooklyn is a girl's name . Brooklyn is ranked #47 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Names That Mean Water and discussed in our forums with posts like "Adding Then Eliminating -- Girls Themed".
From the experts:
Extreme makeover: Brooklyn has gone from jokey Borough Boy name in the 1990s to the leading girls' name starting with B. The status of New York's Brooklyn as hipster heaven is ironic as few bona fide Brooklyn hipsters would choose this name.
Brooklyn first came into widespread public view via the first Beckham boy born in 1999, though it had already entered the lower ranks of the girls' list in 1990, rising to the double digits in 2005, as more and more parents began to see it less as a NYC place name by separating it into its highly feminine syllables--brook and lyn.
Brooklynn is one of several popular variations.
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