Brayden

Brayden - A popular male name



  Jan 17,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Brayden, meaning salmon, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1985 on position #2396. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Brayden and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Brayden? 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 Brayden. The baby boy name Brayden was given to 8,447 baby boys in 2012, ranking #39 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 194 baby boys were given this name - making this a popular male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Brayden peaked in popularity 8 years ago in 2011 on position 37.



Famous with this name

Brayden Whisenhunt
Brayden Cocks
Brayden Bullen


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Brayden is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Brayden is currently topping the baby name charts in Mississippi at position #7 - and is the least popular in California at position #97.

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 Brayden is where you live.


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  • BabyNameScience.com - Baby Name ExpertA few moments ago
    Looking for a popular and unique name? Just because Brayden is a popular baby name it doesn't mean that every other kid on the block will have the same name. In fact, assuming that little Brayden goes to a school with 500 kids there will actually be less than 1 other boys in that school with the same name. Unique and popular!

Brayden origin and meaning

Brayden is a 7 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means salmon. To see famous people named Brayden, pop culture references for the name Brayden and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Brayden

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

Braden / 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
201239
201137
201040
200948
200851
200764
200680
200580
2004107
2003110
2002136
2001176
2000199
1999220
1998280
1997352
1996383
1995484
1994591
1993665
1992806
1991988
19901090
19891246
19881407
19871885
19861420
19852396

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Mississippi7
West Virginia8
Kentucky13
Alabama15
Arkansas16
Tennessee16
Ohio21
Rhode Island22
Louisiana23
Iowa23
South Carolina26
North Carolina26
Oklahoma27
Wisconsin28
Pennsylvania28
Hawaii28
Michigan29
Wyoming30
Missouri30
Maine31
Delaware31
Georgia31
Indiana32
Nebraska33
Kansas34
South Dakota34
Virginia35
Montana39
New Hampshire39
Maryland40
Vermont41
Minnesota44
Washington44
Massachusetts47
Florida47
North Dakota48
Connecticut49
Alaska51
Arizona51
Nevada53
Colorado53
New York59
New Jersey59
Idaho60
Illinois63
Oregon64
New Mexico66
Texas66
Utah91
California97

Even more about Brayden


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 Brayden a common or unique name?

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

What is the number of syllables for the name Brayden?

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
2011
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Brayden
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 194
Letter count 7
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1985
2012 births +8,447

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