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 "Rotating Sibling Sets".

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Pitt is the prototypical blond Brad.

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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