What does Brodie mean?
Brodie [brodie] as a name for boys (also used less generally as girls' name Brodie). The meaning of Brodie is "ditch". Brodie is an alternate spelling, with the suffix -ie, of Brody (Irish, Gaelic): place name.
Brodie has 1 more different relation via Brody: Broden.Creative forms:
(male) Bartie, Broda, ..
(female) Brodda, Brodney, .. Middle name pairings:
Brodie Jarrod (B.J.), ..
How popular is Brodie?
Brodie is a rare first name for men but a very popular last name for all people (#5057 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Shown below is the baby name popularity of Brodie for boys. Brodie entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its top rank of #421 in the U.S. in 2008, and is presently at #742. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source form and related boy names. Below is a graphed study of the popularity of the boy name Brodie and affiliated names. Popular variation forms of Brodie (#742 in recent rankings) are Broden, Brodey and Brody (#105 in recent rankings). Usage of these forms of Brodie was at its peak 7 years ago (usage of 0.4%) and is somewhat less today (usage 0.2%, ▼40%).
Brodie is pronounced similarly to Bradey, Bradie, Brady, Braidie, Braydie and Broddy. Other recommended names are Ardie, Baldie, Barde, Bertie, Bodie▲, Bodin, Bodine, Bogie, Bowie, Brad▼, Bradd, Bradin, Bradlie, Brette, Bridge, Brilie (see Briley), Brit, Britte (see Brett), Brocke, Brod, Broder, Brodric (see Broderick), Brooke, Brookie (see Brooks), Brose, Brucie, Buddie, Byrdie, Codie▼, Frode, Jodie and Kodie. These names tend to be more frequently used than Brodie.See names in meaning and etymology.