"wide meadow"

Bradley Origin and Meaning

The name Bradley is a boy's name of English origin meaning "wide meadow".

An English surname name, Bradley has a long history, dating way back to at least 1086, but as a first name it actually succeeded in the US before it reached England--though Dickens used it in his novel Our Mutual Friend. Bradley Cooper is one namesake.

# 359 in the US

Bradley Rank in US Top 1000

# 1646 on Nameberry

Bradley Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Bradley Popularity

Famous People Named Bradley

  • Bradley Charles CooperAmerican actor
  • Bradley "Brad" SherwoodAmerican comedian
  • Bradley Kenneth "Brad" RobertsCanadian singer
  • Bradley JamesEnglish actor
  • Bradley William "Brad" Simpsonlead singer of British band The Vamps
  • Bradley Steven PerryAmerican actor
  • Bradley Marc WigginsEnglish cyclist
  • Bradley JosephAmerican composer
  • Bradley James NowellAmerican former lead singer of band Sublime
  • William Bradley "Brad" PittAmerican actor
  • Bradley "Brad" Colburn aka TheRadBradAmerican YouTuber
  • Bradley Gilvin Batesson of Zach Bates of reality TV show Bringing Up Bates
  • Bradley Manningformer American soldier involved in the Wikileaks scandal (now Chelsea Manning)

Bradley in Pop Culture

  • Bradley Michaelsmain character in short story "Almighty" by author Justine Avery