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 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).
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.