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Gender: Male Meaning of Brody: "ditch" Origin of Brody: Scottish Brody's Popularity in 2017: #152

The name Brody is a boy's name of Scottish origin meaning "ditch". Brody is ranked #152 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Cool Cowboy Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Septuplet Game - boy edition!".

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The energetic Brody is a perfect example of when bad meanings happen to good names. An alternate spelling is Brodie.

Caitlyn Jenner named her son Brody before she fell under the sway of the Kardashian K-naming klan, and volleyball ace Gabrielle Reese used the name for her daughter. The Brody on TV's Homeland is known by his surname; his first name is Nicholas.

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Famous People Named Brody

(Sam) Brody Jenner, American television personality ("The Hills," "Keeping Up with the Kardashians")
Brody Stevens (born Steven James Brody), American comedian
(William) Brody Eldridge, American football player
(Ian) Brody Hutzler, American actor
Brody Smith, Canadian actor
Adrien Brody, American actor
Brody Dalle (born Bree Joanna Alice Robinson), Australian-American female singer
Brody Christopher Marleau (b. 2009), son of ice hockey player Patrick Marleau
Brody Morrow, son of ice hockey player Brenden Morrow; twin of sister Mallory Morrow
Brody Hoffman, son of baseball player Trevor Hoffman
Brody Boller (b. 2013), son of former Miss USA Carrie Prejean and NFL player Kyle Boller
Brody Ryan Tarrant (b. 2010), son of reality TV personality Brooke Smitherman-Tarrant of "16 and Pregnant"
Brody Jo Hamilton, DAUGHTER of athletes Laird Hamilton & Gabrielle Reece

Pop Culture References for the name Brody

Brody Lovett, character on American soap "One Life to Live"
Brody Davis, character on TV's "Roswell"
Brody Weston, character on TV's "Glee"
Nicholas Brody (goes by Brody), character on TV's "Homeland"
Kyle Brody (goes by Brody), character on TV's "Charmed"
Jason Brody, main character in video game "Far Cry 3"
Martin Brody, character in film "Jaws"

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