Brady is famous as a surname given the fictional “Brady Bunch” family, Tom Brady the multiple Superbowl champion and MVP, and the entire Brady clan on “Days of our Lives.” It has also been a popular given name, although not quite as visible, for both boys and girls. As gender-neutral names gather more popularity, Brady is a name ready for anyone. Keep reading to find out more about this baby name.
Meaning of the name Brady:
Irish male: Descendant of Bradach, large-chested
Irish female: Descendant of Bradach, one with broad eyes
Origin of the name Brady:
Irish. Brady is a unisex name that comes from the Irish meaning “Descendant of Bradach.” It also carries elements from Old English; “brad” meaning “broad”, and “ēage” meaning “eye” translating to “one with broad eyes.”
Symbolism of the name Brady:
The name Brady symbolizes strength, loyalty, and commitment whether given to a boy or girl. It stands tall and commands attention regardless of the gender the name is given to.
Style of the name Brady:
Gender of the name Brady:
Brady is a unisex name, typically given to baby boys, but there are a significant number of girls with it as a given name.
Pronunciation of the name Brady:
Syllables in the name Brady:
Emotion evoked from the name Brady:
The name Brady evokes a feeling of confidence, serenity. and optimism.
Alternative spellings for the name Brady:
Bradee, Braydee, Bradey, Braedy, Braydie, Bradie
Nicknames for the name Brady:
Bray, Dee, Brad
Popularity of the name Brady:
According to the Social Security Administration index, Brady was ranked the 305th most popular boy name in 2020. As a girl's name, it has never been ranked in the top 1000 names.
Related names for the name Brady:
Bradee, Brody, Brayden, Braelyn
Great middle names for Brady and their meanings:
- Bliss (happiness)
- Haven (safe harbor)
- Gray (shortened version of Grayson)
- Lee (meadow)
- Rue (healing plant)
- Winter (season)
Famous people with the name Brady:
- Brady Seals (singer)
- Brady Bluhm (actor)
- Brady Corbet (actor)
- Brady Quinn (football player)
- Brady Udall (writer)
Brady in movies/pop culture:
- Brady Black (character in “Days of Our Lives”)
- Brady (character in the Cartoon Network series “Clarence”)
- Brady Fuller (character in the “Twilight” series)