Baby Name Story – Baby Named After New York Hospital

On 15 July 1935, Meadowbrook Hospital opened in East Meadow, New York.

Three days later, “in the modern air conditioned, sound-proof delivery room,” the first baby was born at Meadowbrook. It was a boy–the son of Gerard and Lena Verhayden of Lynbrook.

His name? Louis Meadows Brook Verhayden.

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2 thoughts on “Baby Name Story – Baby Named After New York Hospital

  1. This is my grandfather. I always wondered where his middle name came from. He passed away on March 25th 2010.

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