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What does Brodrick mean?

Brodrick Pronunciation of Brodrick [bro-drick] as a name for boys is of Old German derivation, and the name Brodrick means "famous power". Brodrick is an alternate spelling of Broderick: transferred use of the surname. Brodrick is also a variation of Roderick (Old German).

Associated with: famous, power.


Brodrick has 2 variants: Brodric and Brodryck.

9 more relations via Broderick, Roderick: Broderic, Rhoderick, Rhodric, Roddrick, Rodric, Rodrick, Rodrik, Rodryck and Rorick.

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Middle name pairings:
Brodrick Isai (B.I.), ..

How popular is Brodrick?

Brodrick is a rare first name for men but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#29625 out of 150436, Top 20%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Brodrick was first listed in 1970-1979 and reached its highest rank of #1516 in the U.S. in the year 1990, but is not in the list currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Prominent related forms of Brodrick are Broderick (#1166 in 2015), Roderick (#1066) and Rodrick. Other variants, like Brodric, are seldom used. Usage of these forms of Brodrick was more pronounced among parents 45 years ago (adoption of 0.1%) and is now significantly diminished, with versions like Rodrick becoming less fashionable.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Brodrick, Broderick, Roderick, Rodrick in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Brodrick and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Andrick, Arrick, Baldric, Baldrick, Bardric, Bardrich, Bardrick, Barrick, Baudric, Bendick, Braddock, Brick, Brock, Broder, Brodie, Cedrick, Chadrick, Corrick, Dedrick, Diedrick, Eddrick, Edrick, Eldrick, Errick, Frederick, Fredric, Fredrick, Fredrik, Fridrich, Fridrick (see Frederick), Friedrick, Goderick, Godric, Godrick, Goodrick, Hendrick, Jedrick, Kadrick, Keddrick, Kedrick, Kendrick, Meldrick, Orrick, Sedrick, Shadrick, Tedrick, Thedrick, Yorick and Yorrick. These names tend to be more frequently used than Brodrick.

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