Origin:Irish
Popularity:175
Meaning:broad, brave, or wise
Brayden runs in a pack of inventive names, including Jayden, Cayden and Kayden. Its origins link it to the Irish name Bradan, but it breaks new ground with multiple iterations. Braden, Braeden, Braiden, Braydon, Bradin and Bradyn are just some of the creative ways parents can craft a new take. Brayden makes a fresh alternative to the mega-popular Aiden and is very popular among Canadian hockey players. Melissa Joan Hart named her second son Braydon in 2008.

Famous Braydens

Wondering who else shares this name? Check out these well known people who made this baby name famous.
  • Brayden James
    Son of Tarek and Christina El Moussa
  • Brayden Schenn
    Hockey Player
  • Brayden Tucker
    Actor

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Source: Social Security Administration

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