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What does Braddon mean?

Braddon Pronunciation of Braddon [brad-don] as a name for boys has the meaning "descendant of Bradán". Braddon is an alternate spelling of Braden (Irish, Gaelic): transferred use of the Irish surname.


Braddon has 11 variants: Bradan, Bradden, Bradin, Bradon, Braeden, Braedon, Braiden, Braidin, Braydan, Brayden and Braydon.

Creative forms:
(male) Birdon, Burdon, ..

(female) Bradna, Bradne, ..

Middle name pairings:
Braddon Alessandro (B.A.), ..

How popular is Braddon?

Braddon is an unusual first name for men but a somewhat prominent surname for both adults and children (#147095 out of 150436, Top 98%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Braden (#414 the previous year), Bradon, Braeden (#795), Braedon, Braiden (#897), Braydan, Brayden (#61) and Braydon (#572) are the prominent variation forms of Braddon (not ranked) ranked in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Bradden, are seldom used. These forms of Braddon were favored 7 years ago (median #750) and are somewhat less widespread today (#1092, down 38%), with versions like Braden becoming less trendy. Brayden is the most chic name for newborns in this list. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Braden, Bradon, Braeden, Braedon, Braiden in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Braydan, Brayden, Braydon in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Brayden outside U.S.

Similar Names

Braddon is pronounced similarly to Broden. Other recommended names are Barden, Bardon, Barton, Blandon, Bordon, Bradd, Braddock, Bradney, Brandan, Branden, Brandin, Brando, Brandon, Brandyn, Brannon, Branson, Branton, Braxton, Braylon, Brendon, Breton, Bretton, Briton, Britton, Graydon and Haddon. These names tend to be more frequently used than Braddon.

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