Meaning and Name Origin
Brady \b-ra-dy\ as a boys' name (also used less generally as girls' 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 is a very popular first name for men (#571 out of 1220, Top 47%) and also a very popular surname for both adults and children (#448 out of 88799, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the birth name popularity of Brady for boys. Brady reached its highest position of #93 in the U.S. in the year 2007, and is at #195 currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Brady▲ is alike in pronunciation 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.