Embrace baby’s inner tree hugger with the name Braddock. A towering boy's name of Old English origin, Braddock means “broad-spreading oak.” This is considered a topographic name, used once for someone who lived by an impressive oak tree, and is sure to never leaf baby hanging! Oaks have long been synonymous with power, strength, endurance, honesty, and longevity. All of these attributes are sure to inspire and grow within baby, strengthening their roots and helping them change with the seasons. You might recognize this surname-turned-first name from notable faces like boxer James J. Braddock, a.k.a Cinderella Man, or Dustin Hoffman’s character Benjamin Braddock in The Graduate.
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