US Popularity:611
Other Origin(s):British
Meaning:Descendant of Brádach; Spirited; Large-chested; Broad eyes
Brady is an Irish and English name that easily rolls off the tongue as a gender-neutral first name. It’s from the Irish Brádaigh, meaning “descendant of Brádach.” “Large-chested” and "spirited" are additional characteristics and Irish interpretations. You'll find branches of the Brady family in every corner of the Emerald Isle, but it takes on a new, fresh feel as a first name. Brady is also linked to the English meaning of "broad eyes," reminding baby that it's okay to be inquisitive. By far the most famous American Brady is New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady. Whether baby has Gaelic heritage or you're looking to switch things up by using a surname as a first name for baby, Brady is a winning choice! Brody, Brayden, and Jayden are similar sounding alternatives to this gem.

Famous People Named Brady

Wondering who else shares this name? Check out these well known people who made this baby name famous.
  • Brady Anderson
    Baseball Player
  • Brady Quinn
    Football Player
  • Tom Brady
    Football Player

Brady Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Brady is currently #1205 on The Bump
Boy:Brady is currently #652 on The Bump Boy Names
Girl:Brady is currently #880 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Brady is currently #611 in U.S. births
Boy:Brady is currently #323 in U.S. births
Girl:Brady is currently #3763 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 290
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
  • Baby Names 2020 by Eleanor Turner, pg. 81

  • Name Doctor, Bradyn

  • Behind the Name, Brady, December 2022

  • Behind the Name, Brádach, June 2023

  • WordSense, Brady

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