Brady

Brady - A very unique male name



  Jun 24,2018      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Brady, meaning large-chested, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1911 on position #656. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Brady and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Brady? 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 Brady. The baby boy name Brady was given to 2,841 baby boys in 2012, ranking #135 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 578 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Brady peaked in popularity 11 years ago in 2007 on position 93.



Famous with this name

Orla Brady
Scott Brady
Russell Brady


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Brady is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Brady is currently topping the baby name charts in North Dakota at position #60 - and is the least popular in New Mexico at position #378.

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 Brady is where you live.


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Brady origin and meaning

Brady is a 5 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means large-chested. To see famous people named Brady, pop culture references for the name Brady and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Brady

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

Brett / Brad / Brody / Bret / Bert / Bart / Buford / Barrett / Brodie / Burt /

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
2012135
2011135
2010126
2009110
200894
200793
2006106
2005110
2004122
2003143
2002147
2001173
2000190
1999184
1998163
1997159
1996174
1995185
1994172
1993175
1992236
1991317
1990310
1989287
1988249
1987256
1986248
1985246
1984293
1983351
1982333
1981331
1980341
1979369
1978366
1977396
1976384
1975353
1974353
1973352
1972366
1971367
1970356
1969485
1968574
1967617
1966627
1965683
1964639
1963636
1962664
1961666
1960680
1959714
1958584
1957611
1956630
1955576
1954623
1953776
1952701
1951790
1950727
1949701
1948736
1947749
1946690
19451004
1944866
1943835
19421020
1941728
1940983
1939804
1938714
1937840
1936892
1935948
1934824
1933752
1932770
19311108
1930724
1929778
1928783
1927712
1926816
1925889
1924683
1923972
1922756
1921879
1920630
1919737
1918878
1917822
1916641
1915843
1914764
1913659
1912678
1911656

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
North Dakota60
New Hampshire70
Maine72
Michigan72
Rhode Island77
Wisconsin80
Massachusetts83
Iowa86
Pennsylvania89
Colorado91
South Dakota92
Ohio92
Missouri95
Minnesota99
Virginia108
Indiana111
Kentucky111
Connecticut119
Illinois129
Louisiana129
Kansas130
Arkansas134
Maryland135
Tennessee135
North Carolina136
Wyoming139
Alaska145
New Jersey146
New York148
Mississippi153
Oklahoma154
Hawaii155
Washington159
Florida163
Montana164
Alabama167
Nebraska171
West Virginia171
Arizona173
Delaware178
South Carolina182
Idaho187
Georgia194
Utah204
Texas205
Nevada225
Oregon247
California255
New Mexico378

Even more about Brady


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 Brady 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 Brady?

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
2007
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Brady
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 578
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1911
2012 births +2,841

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