Meaning and Name Origin
Brayden \b-ray-den\ as a name for boys. Brayden's name origins are Irish and Gaelic, and Brayden means "descendant of Bradán". Brayden is a form of Braden (Irish, Gaelic): transferred use of the Irish surname. Very popular choice for a given name for boys.
Brayden is an uncommonly occurring first name for males. Brayden is also an unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Brayden for boys. Brayden entered the list in 1991 and reached its peak rank of #37 in the U.S. in 2011, and is presently at #62. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of the boy name Brayden and affiliated names. Popular related forms of Brayden (#62 a year ago) listed in the Top 1000 are Braden (#358 a year ago), Braeden (#802), Braedon, Braiden (#824) and Braydon (#527). Usage of these boy names reached its peak in the year 2008 and has become much lower since, with the forms Braeden, Braedon and Braiden becoming less in vogue. Braden (#358), Brayden (#62) and Braydon (#527) are three of the more trendy birth names here. (2014 Birth Statistics)