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..