What does Braiden mean?
Braiden /brai-den/ [2 sylls.] 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.
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)
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Braiden for boys. Braiden entered the list in 1999 and reached its peak rank of #468 in the U.S. in 2010, and is currently at #824. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
Below is a charted comparison of the usage of the boy name Braiden and affiliated names. Braden (#358 the previous year), Braeden (#802), Braedon, Brayden (#62) and Braydon (#527) are the popular varying forms of Braiden (#824 the previous year). These boy names were at the peak of their popularity in the year 2008 (usage of 0.634%) and are now much less widespread (usage 0.4045%, down 36.2%), with the forms Braeden, Braedon and Braiden becoming less trendy. Braden (#358), Brayden (#62) and Braydon (#527) are three of the more fashionable names for newborns here. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)