Brody

Brody - A unique male name



  Apr 26,2018      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Brody, meaning ditch, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1971 on position #1434. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Brody and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Brody? 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 Brody. The baby boy name Brody was given to 4,334 baby boys in 2012, ranking #91 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 379 baby boys were given this name - making this a unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Brody peaked in popularity 10 years ago in 2008 on position 70.



Famous with this name

Adrien Brody
Adam Brody
Joel Brody


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Brody is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Brody is currently topping the baby name charts in Montana at position #16 - and is the least popular in California at position #170.

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 Brody is where you live.


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Brody origin and meaning

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

Similar to Brody

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

Brett / Brad / Brady / 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
201291
201183
201083
200977
200870
2007105
2006147
2005193
2004209
2003232
2002277
2001326
2000336
1999345
1998347
1997360
1996395
1995390
1994466
1993450
1992615
1991700
1990803
1989852
1988770
1987757
1986667
1985673
1984952
19831577
19821104
19811104
19801052
1979929
19781617
19771148
19761043
19751069
19741543
19721110
19711434

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Montana16
South Dakota35
Iowa38
North Dakota40
New Hampshire41
Maine49
Kansas51
West Virginia51
Oklahoma52
Nebraska52
Wyoming53
Minnesota58
Alaska58
Wisconsin63
Kentucky64
Missouri66
Hawaii69
Michigan70
Indiana71
Arkansas72
Idaho72
Ohio74
Tennessee76
Alabama77
Louisiana77
Pennsylvania80
Utah80
Rhode Island82
Mississippi82
Colorado83
Washington87
Vermont89
Arizona90
Oregon91
North Carolina92
Delaware94
Florida97
Massachusetts98
South Carolina101
Georgia106
Illinois113
New Mexico113
New Jersey117
Connecticut121
New York126
Maryland127
Virginia129
Texas145
Nevada155
California170

Even more about Brody


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 Brody a common or unique name?

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

What is the number of syllables for the name Brody?

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
2008
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Brody
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 379
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1971
2012 births +4,334

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