What does Brayden mean?
Brayden [bray-den] as a name for boys means "descendant of Bradán". Brayden is an alternate form, with the suffix -yden, of Braden (Irish, Gaelic): transferred use of the Irish surname. See also Braylen.
(male) Bramden, Briden, ..
(female) Brayan, Brayde, .. Middle name pairings:
Brayden Shane (B.S.), ..
How popular is Brayden?
Brayden is an uncommonly occurring first name for males but a somewhat prominent last name for both adults and children (#92601 out of 150436, Top 62%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Displayed below is the baby name statistics of Brayden for boys. Brayden entered the list in 1980-1989 and reached its peak rank of #37 in the U.S. in 2011, and is presently at #61. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with its source form and related boy names. Popular related forms of Brayden (#61 a year ago) listed in the Top 2000 are Braden (#414 a year ago), Bradon, Braeden (#795), Braedon, Braiden (#897), Braydan, Braydon (#572) and Braylen (#412). Adoption of these relations of Brayden was well-received among parents a decade ago (adoption of 0.73%) and is somewhat lower today (adoption 0.46%, ▼37.2%), with forms such as Braden becoming less in vogue. Brayden and Braylen are two of the more trendy birth names here.
Brayden▲ is pronounced similarly to Broden. Other suggested similar names are Barden, Bardon, Barten, Baylen, Blagden, Borden, Bracken, Bradey, Bradney, Brandan▼, Branden▼, Brander, Brandin, Brandon▼, Brandyn▼, Brannen, Bransen, Branten, Braydie, Braylin▲, Braylon, Brenden▼, Brycen▲, Bryen, Brysen▲, Cayden▲, Dryden, Graydon, Hayden, Jayden▲, Kayden▲ and Slayden. These names tend to be more frequently used than Brayden.See names in meaning and etymology.