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GenderFeminine
PronouncedPron.BRUWK-lən
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Meaning & History

From the name of the borough of New York City, originally derived from Dutch Breukelen meaning "broken land". It can also be viewed as a combination of BROOK and the popular name suffix lyn.
VariantBrooklynn

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celebrity babies, cities, modern English, place names, unisex, y vowels
Entry updated July 2, 2017   Contribute