What does Braeden mean?
Braeden \b-rae-den\ as a boys' name is of Irish and Gaelic derivation, and the name Braeden means "descendant of Bradán". Braeden is a derivative of Braden (Irish, Gaelic): transferred use of the Irish surname.
Braeden is a rare given name for men. Braeden is also a rare surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the baby name popularity of Braeden for boys. Braeden was first listed in 1996 and reached its peak position of #322 in the U.S. in 2005, and is currently at #802. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
Below is a graphed analysis of the popularity of the boy name Braeden and associated names. Braden (#358 last year), Braedon, Braiden (#824), Brayden (#62) and Braydon (#527) are the prominent variation forms of Braeden (#802 last year). Usage of these boy names reached its peak in the year 2008 (usage of 0.634%) and is now significantly less (usage 0.4045%, down 36.2%), with the forms Braeden, Braedon and Braiden becoming less fashionable. Braden (#358), Brayden (#62) and Braydon (#527) are three of the more trendy boy names here. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)