Braden

Braden - A very unique male name



  Feb 20,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Braden, meaning wide valley, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1957 on position #1607. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Braden and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Braden? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Braden. The baby boy name Braden was given to 1,111 baby boys in 2012, ranking #301 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 1,477 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Braden peaked in popularity 12 years ago in 2005 on position 132.



Famous with this name

Meg Braden
Braden Moran
Braden Davis


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Braden is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Braden is currently topping the baby name charts in Virginia at position #178 - and is the least popular in California at position #409.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Braden is where you live.


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Braden origin and meaning

Braden is a 6 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means wide valley. To see famous people named Braden, pop culture references for the name Braden and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Braden

We've found the following names that sound similar to Braden, sorted by popularity.

Brayden / Burton / Braeden / Braydon / Braiden / Barton / Bradyn / Braedon / Britton / Bryton /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012301
2011258
2010207
2009185
2008156
2007156
2006142
2005132
2004153
2003168
2002168
2001191
2000204
1999208
1998249
1997267
1996277
1995323
1994343
1993400
1992412
1991469
1990504
1989523
1988547
1987533
1986525
1985548
1984651
1983694
1982641
1981710
1980777
1979870
1978934
1977823
1976993
19751049
19741070
19731291
19721574
19711076
19701095
19681474
19671564
19661538
19651084
19641598
19571607

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Virginia178
Arkansas188
Kansas213
Ohio217
Alabama219
Nebraska222
Montana225
Nevada226
Pennsylvania229
Tennessee229
Missouri230
Indiana239
Oklahoma244
Kentucky244
Oregon246
Iowa247
North Dakota248
Connecticut250
Maine252
Hawaii253
District of Columbia255
Idaho257
Utah262
Illinois262
Massachusetts263
Michigan270
Maryland273
Minnesota296
West Virginia300
New Jersey300
Florida301
Louisiana303
Colorado310
North Carolina318
Washington323
Mississippi326
New Mexico329
Wisconsin335
Arizona351
South Carolina378
Texas379
Georgia392
New York392
California409

Even more about Braden


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Braden a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Braden?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2005
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Braden
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 1,477
Letter count 6
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1957
2012 births +1,111

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