What does Brainard mean?
Brainard [brainard] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Brainard is "courageous raven".
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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 2000 so far. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Suggested similar names are Baiardo, Baird, Ballard, Barnard, Barnardo, Barnhard, Barnhardo, Bayard, Bearnard, Bernard▼, Bernardo, Bernarr (see Bernard), Bernhard, Bradford▼, Bradfurd (see Bradford), Brain, Braiser (see Brazier), Braizer, Brand, Branna, Brevard, Burnard, Dainard, Dainhard (see Dainard), Daynard (see Dainard), Eginard (see Eginhard), Mainard, Maynard▼, Rainart, Rainhard, Raynard and Steinard. These names tend to be more frequently used than Brainard.See names in meaning and etymology.