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Gender: Male Origin of Brad: Diminutive of Bradley Meaning of Bradley: English, "wide meadow"

The name Brad is a boy's name . Brad and is often added to lists like Midcentury Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Harry Potter House Sorting Name Game".

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Pitt is the prototypical blond Brad.

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Famous People Named Brad

William Bradley "Brad" Pitt, American actor
Brad Douglas Paisley, American country music singer-songwriter
Bradley "Brad" Sherwood, American comedian
Brad Garrett, American actor
Charles Bradford "Brad" Henry, American politician, 26th governor of Oklahoma
Phillip Bradley "Brad" Bird, American film director and animator
Brad Lewis Kavanagh, English actor and singer-songwriter
Bradley "Brad" Keselowski, American NASCAR driver
Brad Barron Renfro, American actor
Bradford Claude "Brad" Dourif, American actor
Brad Dexter (born Veljko Šošo), American actor
Brad Falchuk, American TV writer and producer
Bradley Mitchell "Brad" Silberling, American TV and film director
Bradford Ernest "Brad" Whitford, guitarist of American band Aerosmith
Bradford Phillip "Brad" Delson, guitarist of American band Linkin Park
Bradley J. "Brad" Wilk, drummer of American band Rage Against the Machine
Bradley William Hargreaves, drummer of American band Third Eye Blind
Bradford Alexander "Brad" Mehldau, American jazz pianist
(William) Brad Hall, American TV writer and comedian
Bradley John "Brad" Wall, Canadian politician, 14th premier of Saskatchewan
Brad Hawkins, American actor
Brad Rowe, American actor
Bradley Bonte "Brad" Hawpe, American baseball player
Brad Goreski, celebrity fashion stylist and television personality
Bradley William "Brad" Simpson, lead singer of British band The Vamps
Bradley "Brad" Colburn aka TheRadBrad, American YouTuber
Brad Leman aka TheGamingLemon, British YouTuber

Pop Culture References for the name Brad

Brad Bellick, character on TV's "Prison Break"
Brad Carbunkle, character in animated series "My Life as a Teenage Robot"
Brad Chase, character in the TV series "Boston Legal"
Brad Follmer, character in the TV series "The X-Files"
Brad Snyder, character in the TV series "As The World Turns"
Brad Taylor, character in the TV series "Home Improvement"
Brad Whitaker, character in 1987 James Bond film "The Living Daylights"
Brad Taylor, a female character on TV's "Hey Dude"
Brad Montgomery, character on Canadian TV's "Le coeur a ses raisons".
Brad Sexton, character in the movie "For Richer For Poorer"
Brad Kessler, character in the movie "The Invention of Lying"
Brad Majors, character in movie "The Rocky Horror Picture Show"
Brad Williams, character on TV's "Happy Endings"
Brad Burns, character in the video game "Virtua Fighter"
Brad Wong, character in the video game "Dead or Alive"
Brad, character in "Rick and Morty"
Brad Whitaker, character from "Daddy's Home" films



Alaina Says:


When I hear the name Brad, I hear handsome, funny, charming, good since of humor, and good looking. :)

Yara Says:


I have never met a Brad that I liked.

snowsbeloved Says:


I like it! Not Bradley. Not Bradford. Just Brad. Handsome, uncommon, masculine...

Ben Says:


I like My New Name Brad