The energetic Brody is a perfect example of when bad meanings happen to good names. Brody, now more common than Brady, has been in the Top 100 for the past six years, now at Number 94. An alternate spelling is Brodie.
Bruce Jenner named his son Brody before he fell under the sway of the Kardashian K-naming klan, and volleyball ace Gabrielle Reese used the name for her daughter. The Brody on TV's Homeland is known by his surname; his first name is Nicholas.