Origin:Irish
Popularity:3806
Meaning:Broad, brave; Wise
Braeden is a boy’s name of Irish origin, meaning “broad, brave,” and “wise.” This stylish name is an Americanized spelling of the Gaelic surname O’Bradain, which comes from the word bradán, meaning “salmon.” In Irish mythology, the Salmon of Knowledge (An Bradán Feasa) tells the tale of the Celtic warrior, Fionn mac Cumhaill, who ate a legendary salmon that contained all of the knowledge in the world. Later, Fionn became the leader of the Fianna, a group of extraordinary, mythological heroes in ancient Ireland. Whether you wish to honor your Irish ancestry or simply love the sound of the name, Braeden is a wonderful name to gift your new addition to the family!

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