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What does Braeden mean?

Braeden Pronunciation of Braeden [brae-den] as a boys' name. The name Braeden means "descendant of Bradán". Braeden is a version of Braden (Irish, Gaelic): transferred use of the Irish surname.


Braeden has 11 variants: Bradan, Bradden, Braddon, Bradin, Bradon, Braedon, Braiden, Braidin, Braydan, Brayden and Braydon.

Creative forms:
(male) Berden, Braeben, ..

(female) Braebe, Braede, ..

Middle name pairings:
Braeden Casen (B.C.), ..

How popular is Braeden?

Braeden is a rare given name for men. Braeden is also a rare surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Braeden was first listed in 1991 and reached its peak position of #322 in the U.S. in 2005, and is currently at #795. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Braeden name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Braden (#414 from recent data), Bradon, Braedon, Braiden (#897), Braydan, Brayden (#61) and Braydon (#572) are the prominent variation forms of Braeden (#795 from recent data). Other forms, like Bradin, are uncommon. Adoption of these relations of Braeden reached its peak a decade ago (median #750) and is somewhat less today (#1092, down 38.3%). Braden has generally been a favorite of parents, though Brayden is now the more favored form, while versions such as Braedon are now less popular.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Braeden, Braden, Bradon, Braedon, Braiden in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Braydan, Brayden, Braydon in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Braeden is alike in pronunciation to Broden. Other recommended names are Barden, Bardon, Barren, Barten, Beamen, Beaven, Bellden (see Belden), Beven, Blagden, Blandon, Blasien, Boden, Borden, Bowden, Bracken, Brad, Bradd, Bradey, Bradie, Bradlee, Bradney, Braedy, Brain, Bran, Brand, Brandan, Branden, Brander, Brandin, Brandon, Brandyn, Branlea (see Branley), Branley, Brannen, Brannon, Bransen, Branten, Brawlea (see Brawley), Braxton, Braydie, Braylen, Braylin, Brazer, Breandan, Brenan, Brenden, Brendin, Brendon, Brennen, Brenyn, Breton, Brien, Bronsen, Caden, Carden, Cayden, Craven, Dryden, Gratien, Haden, Jaden, Jaeden, Jaiden, Kaeden, Kamden, Kayden, Landen, Paden, Raiden, Slayden, Treven, Varden, Walden and Warden. These names tend to be more frequently used than Braeden.

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