Other Origin(s):Scottish, Swedish
Broden is a masculine name of Irish and Scottish origins, derived from the surnames Brody and Brodie. Broden’s meaning may not excite you, originally a place name that means “ditch.” A ditch is a channel dug along a road to hold or drain water—something Ireland and Scotland need with their rainy climates. Broden is also a Swedish surname meaning “bridge,” likely given to bridgekeepers or those who dwelled near a bridge. There’s simply no denying the charm Broden carries. Smart and studly, Broden is ideal for the baby who’s already stolen your heart.
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