Broderick

Broderick - A very unique male name



  Dec 12,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Broderick, meaning brother, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1950 on position #1538. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Broderick and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Broderick? 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 Broderick. The baby boy name Broderick was given to 172 baby boys in 2012, ranking #915 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 9,541 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Broderick peaked in popularity 61 years ago in 1956 on position 681.



Famous with this name

Matthew Broderick
Joe Broderick
Johnny Broderick


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Broderick is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Broderick is currently topping the baby name charts in Iowa at position #372 - and is the least popular in Texas at position #1,191.

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 Broderick is where you live.


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Broderick origin and meaning

Broderick is a 9 letter name with 3 syllables. This name means brother. To see famous people named Broderick, pop culture references for the name Broderick and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Broderick

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

Bertram / Bertrand / Brodrick / Browder /

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
2012915
2011971
20101040
2009831
2008914
2007910
2006825
2005923
20041088
2003961
20021061
20011158
20001221
19991062
19981080
1997980
1996832
1995804
19941052
1993970
1992939
1991851
1990903
1989887
1988822
1987839
1986825
1985792
1984717
1983741
1982835
1981758
1980705
1979693
1978749
1977704
1976801
1975782
1974818
1973848
1972739
1971765
1970850
1969824
19681100
1967925
19661153
1965935
1964974
19631096
19621044
19611032
19601000
1959730
1958704
1957725
1956681
19551589
19531278
19501538

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Iowa372
Nebraska390
Missouri494
Indiana501
Washington512
Colorado584
Ohio587
Minnesota620
Massachusetts656
Pennsylvania796
Michigan913
New York943
Georgia950
California963
Illinois1081
Florida1098
Texas1191

Even more about Broderick


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 Broderick 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 Broderick?

3 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
1956
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Broderick
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 9,541
Letter count 9
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1950
2012 births +172

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