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Gender: Male Meaning of Braden: "wide valley" Origin of Braden: English Braden's Popularity in 2017: #547

The name Braden is a boy's name of English origin meaning "wide valley". Braden is ranked #547 on our popularity charts and discussed in our forums with posts like "A brother or sister for little Jack or Olivia".

From the experts:

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..

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Famous People Named Braden

Braden Holtby, Canadian ice hockey player
Braden Barret Tarkington Danner, American actor
Braden Lawrence, drummer of American band The Districts
Braden Alec Shipley, American baseball player
Braden LaVerne Looper, American baseball player
Braden Wilson, American NFL player
Braden Birch, Canadian ice hockey player
Braden Gellenthien, American archer
Braden David Bruce Mclean, Canadian 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 Braden, Civil Rights activist

Pop Culture References for the name Braden

Braden Higgins, character in film "Grown Ups 2"
Braden, character in 1983 film "Revenge of the Ninja"

Bradan, Braidin, Braiden, Bradon, Bradin, Braydon, Brayden


Alaina Says:


I don't like this spelling, I would rather like, Braiden, Braidan, and Brayden

Theodora_Phoenix Says:


I'm probably in a minority here, but I prefer the spelling Brayden. Braden looks too plain to me, personally. Also, I like Braedon, but I think that's a seperate name altogether that just sounds similar. Feel free to correct me on that.