Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


Meaning: Of Brooklyn, New York
Main Origin Language: English
(Or View Brooklyn Boy)

In 2017 the name Brooklyn...

• was given to 5,168 baby girls
• was the 39th most popular name for baby girls
• was 5% more popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in South Dakota, Mississippi, and Arkansas
• was least popular in New York, New Jersey, and Massachusetts
• a unisex name which was given to girls 99% of the time
• was about as popular as Savannah and Leah
Babies Named Brooklyn Born Per Year
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Per 100,000
Total Number
(In years of less than five births the number born is listed as zero and the rank was set to be the maximum rank)

Historically the name Brooklyn...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 2011
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 1950
• was not given to any babies in the 1950s
• is 665% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Lilianna, Brooklynn, Aliana, Cooper, Brighton, Boston
• has the most opposite popularity history to Margarita, Kathrine, Rebecca, Joseph, Patrick, Blair
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Brooklyn Per State
View Geographic History for Brooklyn

Geographically the name Brooklyn...

• 4% more popular west of the Mississippi than east of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Rylee, Emery, Piper, Paxton, Easton, Cooper
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as Nina, Gabriela, Sasha, Chris, Ayaan, Nicolas
Boy Names With Similar Spelling
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Average Age of Benjamin
54 Years
Benjamin is older than 83% of all names
View More Age Information on Brooklyn

More information on Brooklyn by the Baby Name Institute

• How many babies named Brooklyn are born every second?
• What are the chances a kid named Brooklyn will be the only kid named Brooklyn in his class?
• How similar is the naming popularity of Brooklyn compared to other names?
• How was each statistic for this page calculated?
• How does Brooklyn rank among the top 2,500 names of the year?
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