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What does Braiden mean?

Braiden [brai-den] as a name for boys means "descendant of Bradán". Braiden is an alternate form, with the suffix -iden, of Braden (Irish, Gaelic): transferred use of the Irish surname.


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

Kreatif forms:
(male) Berden, Braiton, ..

(female) Braile, Braion, ..

How popular is Braiden?

Braiden is a rare first name for males. Braiden is a rare last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Displayed below is the baby name history of Braiden for boys. Braiden entered the list in 1993 and reached its peak rank of #468 in the U.S. in 2010, and is currently at #824. (Top 2000 Names, 2014)

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

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

Below is a charted comparison of the history of the boy name Braiden and affiliated names. Braden (#358 from current records), Bradon, Braeden (#802), Braedon, Braydan, Brayden (#62) and Braydon (#527) are the popular varying forms of Braiden (#824 from current records). These relations of Braiden were at the peak of their popularity a decade ago (adoption of 0.68%) and are somewhat less widespread today (adoption 0.45%, down 34.4%), with forms like Braden becoming less trendy. Braden is more ubiquitous than the rest, though Brayden is now more regularly used.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Braiden, Braden, Bradon, Braeden, Braedon 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


Braiden is alike in pronunciation to Broden. Other suggested similar names are Barden, Bardon, Barten, Blagden, Borden, Bracken, Bradey, Bradney, Braidie, Braidy, Brain, Braiser (see Brazier), Braizer, Brandan, Branden, Brander, Brandin, Brandon, Brandyn, Brannen, Bransen, Branten, Braylen, Brenden, Brien, Briton, Caiden, Graidey, Jaiden, Kaiden and Raiden. These names tend to be more frequently used than Braiden.