"wide valley"

Braden Origin and Meaning

The name Braden is a boy's name of English origin meaning "wide valley".

One of the trendiest of the new two-syllable boys’ names that have swept the country in the past few years, including the rhyming Aidan, Caden, Kaden, and Jaden. It's been falling on the US Top 1000 lately but it is still among the most popular contemporary English names for boys..

# 937 in the US

Braden Rank in US Top 1000

# 2025 on Nameberry

Braden Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Braden Popularity

Famous People Named Braden

  • Braden HoltbyCanadian ice hockey player
  • Braden Barret Tarkington DannerAmerican actor
  • Braden Lawrencedrummer of American band The Districts
  • Braden Alec ShipleyAmerican baseball player
  • Braden LaVerne LooperAmerican baseball player
  • Braden WilsonAmerican NFL player
  • Braden BirchCanadian ice hockey player
  • Braden GellenthienAmerican archer
  • Braden David Bruce McleanCanadian volleyball player
  • Braden Halladay (b. 2000)son of baseball player Roy Halladay
  • Braden Buehrle (b. 2007)son of baseball player Mark Buehrle
  • Braden Blach (b. 2011)son of actress Natashia Williams and Brevin Blach
  • Braden Landon Mickolio (b. 2012)son of baseball player Kam Mickolio
  • Anne BradenCivil Rights activist

Braden in Pop Culture

  • Braden Higginscharacter in film "Grown Ups 2"
  • Bradencharacter in 1983 film "Revenge of the Ninja"