What does Brody mean?
Place name. Also possibly related to "brathair" meaning "brother" in Irish. There is a Castle Brodie in Scotland.
Brody has 1 feminine form: Brodie.Kreatif forms: Brodo, Burdy. [more]
How popular is Brody?
Brody is a rare given name for men but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#4966 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the baby name popularity of Brody for boys. Brody entered the list in 1990 and reached its apex position of #70 in the U.S. in the year 2008, and is at #92 presently. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
Brodie (#681 2 years ago) is the only other popular variation form of Brody (#92 2 years ago). Adoption of these forms of Brody was more pronounced in the year 2008 (usage of 0.7545%) and is somewhat lower today (usage 0.6135%, ▼18.7%). Brody has historically been the top pick of parents, though Brodie has become trendy as well over time. Below is a graphed analysis of the popularity of the boy name Brody and affiliated names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)