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What does Bradly mean?

Bradly Pronunciation of Bradly [brad-ly] as a name for boys (also used as girls' name Bradly) has its root in Old English, and the meaning of Bradly is "broad meadow". Bradly is an alternate form of Bradley (Old English).

Associated with: old english, meadow.


Bradly has 4 variants: Bradlea, Bradlee, Bradleigh and Bradlie.

3 more related forms via Bradley: Brad, Bradd and Bradney.

Creative forms:
(male) Bradby, Bradell, ..

(female) Braddy, Bradsy, ..

Middle name pairings:
Bradly Tucker (B.T.), ..

How popular is Bradly?

Bradly is a somewhat prominent first name for men (#993 out of 1220, Top 81%) and an even more prominent last name for both adults and children (#33206 out of 150436, Top 22%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Bradly entered the list in 1950-1959 and reached its highest position of #616 in the U.S. during the years 1980-1989, but is not found in the list currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Bradly name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular related forms of Bradly rated in the Top 2000 are Brad (#1743 the previous year), Bradd, Bradlee (#1944) and Bradley (#173). These forms of Bradly were at the top of their popularity during 1970-1979 (adoption of 0.5%) and are now significantly less popular (adoption 0.1%, down 73.4%), with versions such as Brad becoming less in vogue.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Bradly, Brad, Bradd, Bradlee, Bradley in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Ardly, Baily, Baxly, Bayly, Beasly, Bradan, Braden, Bradey, Bradie, Bradin, Bradon, Brady, Braedy, Braidy, Branley, Branly, Brauly, Brawley, Brawly, Bray, Brily (see Briley), Brindly, Brinly, Broddy, Brodey, Brody, Bryly (see Briley), Brynly, Cranly (see Cranley), Gradey, Grady, Gridly (see Gridley), Hadly, Headly, Radly and Wadly. These names tend to be less commonly used than Bradly.

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