Word on the Street: Naming children after a borough

Some people love the area they live in so much, they would even name their children after a borough. Brooklyn as a girl's name has jumped into the top 30 most popular names in the last three years.

News 12 Staff

Jun 17, 2014, 10:21 PM

Updated 3,650 days ago

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Some people love the area they live in so much, they would even name their children after a borough.
Brooklyn as a girl's name has jumped into the top 30 most popular names in the last three years. The name is also the only borough to make Social Security's top 1,000 names in the last 14 years.
Most residents in the Bronx say they wouldn't name their child after the borough.
However, there may be hope. Back in 2008, singer Ashlee Simpson named her son Bronx, and former Jets quarterback Tim Tebow named his dog Bronx in 2013.


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