What does Brady mean?
Brady [brady] as a boys' name 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".
(male) Bardy, Bramy, ..
(female) Brade, Brata, ..
How popular is Brady?
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 (#411 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
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 #198 currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Brady is alike in pronunciation to Broddy, Brodee, Brodey, Brodie and Brody. Other suggested similar names are Ardy, Arkady, Bay, Beaty, Blade, Brad▼, Bradan, Bradd, Braden▼, Bradin, Bradley▼, Bradly▼, Bradney, Bradon, Brae, Brahm, Brain, Bram, Bramm, Bran, Brand, Brando, Brandt, Brandyn▼, Branly, Brann, Brant, Brauly, Bravo, Brawly, Bray, Brily (see Briley), Brod, Bryly (see Briley), Buddy▼, Grady▲, Graidy and Thady. These names tend to be less commonly used than Brady.See names in meaning and etymology.