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Meaning and name origin

Brady \b-ra-dy\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Brady), is pronounced BRAY-dee. It is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Brady is "descendant of Brádach". Brádach is an old Irish byname possibly meaning "large-chested".


Brady has 6 variant forms: Bradey, Bradie, Braedy, Braidie, Braidy and Braydie.


Brady is a very popular first name for males (#571 out of 1220, Top 47%) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#448 out of 88799, Top 1%) (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Brady for boys. Brady reached its highest rank of #93 in the U.S. in 2007 (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Brady name in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Brady is also pronounced similarly to Broddy, Brodey and Brody. Other suggested similar baby names are Brad, Bradd, Bradly, Bray, Brod and Grady. These names tend to be less commonly used than Brady.