What does Brainard mean?
Brainard /brai-nard/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Brainard is "courageous raven".
How popular is Brainard?
Brainard is an unusual given name for men but a very prominent last name for all people (#7806 out of 150436, Top 5%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the birth name popularity of Brainard for boys. Brainard has yet to be listed in the Top 1000 so far. (2014 Birth Statistics)