NYC kids are impossibly cool, and the next generation of Brooklynites are an especially hip subset. (They were fed Roberta’s and Ample Hills in the womb, for goodness sake.) To guarantee your kid will be the most popular in her baby DJ class, here are 24 names with plenty of Brooklyn pride. 

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BEDFORD

He’ll be riding a fixie without training wheels in no time. 

GRAHAM

You’re going to have to set a hard limit as to when he can start drinking coffee.

HALSEY

A nod to the street and the singer.

WILSON

A future Bushwick artist.

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AINSLIE

A sweet name for a girl with an indie side to her. And paired perfectly with the neighboring street…

DEVOE

It means “beautiful valley” in French (and “adorable side street” in Brooklynese). 

KENT

A strong name for an industrious little boy.

WYTHE

You might have a hard time getting this party animal to sleep at night.

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REYNARD

A boy with refined taste—Cheerios and peas will not do.

MARCY

She’ll be the queen of the playground. 

MYRTLE

An old-school name for a Clinton Hill gal.

BARCLAY

You’ll have to wait till he grows up to see if he’s a hip-hop mogul or NBA all-star.

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FULTON

She’ll have the trendiest back-to-school outfits.

CADMAN

Perhaps he has a future as a judge?

CARROLL

You won’t catch her without her scooter. 

GREENE

She’s queen of the jungle gym.

PEACHES

Named after Brooklyn’s most delicious brunch spot, she’ll understand the virtue of patience.

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RED

He’ll love his Ikea bedroom. 

WINDSOR

A noble name for the king of the park.

CATON

She’s got the Southside on lock.

KINGSTON

Everything the sun touches in Prospect Park is his.

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LUNA

She’s a guaranteed thrill seeker, named after Coney Island’s iconic amusement park.

BRIGHTON

Sun-kissed and so cute.

BROOKLYN

A girl just as awesome as her home borough. 

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