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What does Brainerd mean?

Brainerd Pronunciation of Brainerd as a boys' name is an Old English name, and the name Brainerd means "courageous raven". Brainerd is a version of Brainard (Old English).

ASSOCIATED WITH Br-, old english, courageous (brave), raven


VARIANT Braynard



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How popular is Brainerd?

Brainerd is a rare given name for men but a very popular last name for all people (#18425 out of 150436, Top 12%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Brainerd has not been listed in the Top 2000 thus far. (2015 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended sound-alike names are Bailer, Baird, Banner, Barnard, Barnardo, Barnhard, Bayerd, Bearnard, Bernard, Blaine, Bradford, Bradfurd (see Bradford), Bradney, Braiden, Brain, Braiser (see Brazier), Braizer, Brand, Brander, Brannen, Braser, Brazer, Brazier, Burnard, Craine, Dainard, Fraener, Fraine, Gainer, Grainger, Mainard and Rainer. These names tend to be more frequently used than Brainerd.

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