Brayden - boys name

Brayden name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 86%

Brayden name meaning:

The name Brayden is of Irish origin and has a few different meanings. One interpretation is that it is derived from the Irish surname O'Breiden, which means "descendant of Bradán," with Bradán meaning "salmon" in Gaelic. The salmon is associated with wisdom, strength, and determination in Celtic mythology, which could be reflected in the characteristics associated with someone named Brayden.

Another meaning of Brayden is related to the English word "broad" or "wide," suggesting breadth or expansiveness in one's personality or perspective. This interpretation aligns with the idea of being open-minded, adaptable, and having a broad range of interests or skills.

Overall, the name Brayden carries a sense of strength, wisdom, and adaptability. It conveys a sense of someone who is versatile and open to new experiences, while also possessing inner strength and determination.

Origin: English

Broad hillside.


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Overall UK ranking: 688 out of 4789

51 recorded births last year

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (401)

Historical popularity of Brayden

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