Of English origin.

A place name and a nature name.

Brooklyn is a masculine and a feminine name.

As a place name it derives from the New York City Brooklyn borough, which in turn derives from the Dutch “Breukelen”, meaning “broken land”.

As a nature name it is associated with the name Brook.

Variant feminine forms of the name are: Brooklynn, Brookelynn, Brooklin.

Celebrity couple Victoria and David Beckham gave the name to their son, Brooklyn Joseph Beckham.

Brooklyn is in the top 30 feminine names in Canada and is ranked 31 in the United States.