Name Origin: English
Name Gender: Female
new york borough, called for village launched truth be told there 1646 and known as for Dutch township of Breukelen near Utrecht; from Old High German bruoh "moor, marshland;" spelling of U.S. place-name affected by brook (n.), which probably is distantly related.
a borough of the latest York City
Brooklyn [Colm Tóibín]
In 1816, when the population of the town of Brooklyn was about 4500, its most populous section was incorporated as a village; and in 1834, when its population had increased to 23,310, the whole town was incorporated as a' city.