Why is “Brooklyn” One of the Most Popular Names in Utah?

Why is Brooklyn such a popular girl’s name outside of Brooklyn? The sixth most popular in states like North Dakota, South Dakota and Utah? Part of the reason is an uptick in celebrity Brooklyns, but the Post found another reason. “Everyone in the country has an emotional connection to what happened on 9/11,” one Utah mayor, and father of a Brooklyn, told the tabloid. “When we were picking out names, we wanted to commemorate the spirit of the city. It’s not Manhattan, but it’s close.”

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