Given Name BROOKLYN

GENDER: Feminine
PRONOUNCED: BRUWK-lən  [details]

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.
VARIANT: Brooklynn

Categories

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