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Gender: male
Pronunciation: Bray - denn
Meaning: broad; brave; salmon; from Great Britain; bright town
Related Names: Braden, Bradley, Brady, Braeden, Braedon, Braiden, Brandon, Braydon, Brayton, -den

Length: 7 Gender: {{#if male



Rank in 2000s: 102


Name: brayden Origin: English,,, Irish,,, Gaelic,, Meaning (no case): broad; brave; salmon; from great britain; bright town

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Brayden originates as an English and Irish surname. This surname gives the meaning "broad", "wide", or "brave." It is also a name variant of Braden. Braden is an Irish surname that means "descendant of Bradan." Braden is a Gaelic word that means "salmon." In addition, it can be a name variant of Brayton. This name can either mean "from Great Britain" or it can be a name variant of Brighton. Brighton means "bright town." Historically, the name has been a surname. In the past 20 years, it has become more popular as a first name.


The popularity of Brayden in the United States is relatively new. According to the Social Security Administration, the name entered the top 1000 of baby boy names in 1991. Since 1991, it has increased in popularity to its current peak ranking of 79. If the name variants Braedon, Braeden, Braiden, Braden and Braydon are included, the name becomes the 33rd most popular baby name in the United States for 2006. Brayden was the 74th most popular name in New South Wales, Australia in 2006. It was the 66th most popular name in South Australia, Australia and 97th in Queensland, Australia. Brayden was the 59th most popular name in British Columbia, Canada, and 41st in Alberta, Canada in 2006. It was 20th in Saskatchewan, Canada in 2005. Brayden's popularity is limited to English speaking countries. Brayden is acceptable as a girl's name, but it has never gained much popularity.


Brayden is a popular name for children's sing along albums. The Wiggles, Barney and Friends, Veggietales, Elmo and Friends, and Disney characters all have sing along albums for this name.



Zoe Tay, Singapore actress and former model, named her first born child Brayden in 2005. At the time, Singapore news outlets touted the child as the most famous baby in Singapore.


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Author: David Bruggeman

Cateogory: English Names

Facts about BraydenRDF feed
Gender male  +
Length 7  +
Meaning broad; brave; salmon; from Great Britain; bright town  +
Meaningnc broad; brave; salmon; from great britain; bright town  +
Name brayden  +
Origin English  +, Irish  +, and Gaelic  +
Popularity 2  +
Pronunciation Bray - denn  +
Rank in 2000s 102  +
Related Braden  +, Bradley  +, Brady  +, Braeden  +, Braedon  +, Braiden  +, Brandon  +, Braydon  +, Brayton  +, and -den  +
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