What does Brodie mean?
Brodie /brod-ie/ [2 sylls.] 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.
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. Census)
Shown below is the baby name popularity of Brodie for boys. Brodie entered the list in 2000 and reached its top rank of #421 in the U.S. in 2008, and is presently at #681. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
Below is a graphed comparison of the popularity of the boy name Brodie and affiliated names. The only other popular variation form of Brodie (#681 in 2014) is Brody (#92 in 2014). Variants like Broden are seldom used. Adoption of these boy names was at its peak in the year 2008 (usage of 0.7545%) and is now much less (usage 0.6135%, ▼18.7%). Brodie (#681) and Brody (#92) are two of the more chic baby names among these. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)