Irish, English, and Scottish
"broad eye or broad island"

Brody Origin and Meaning

The name Brody is a boy's name of Scottish origin meaning "broad eye or broad island".
The energetic Brody is a name that claims different meanings and origins depending on whether you're looking at its Irish, Scottish, or English history -- and Eastern Europeans claim a version too. 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 JennerAmerican television personality ("The Hills," "Keeping Up with the Kardashians")
  • Brody Stevens (born Steven James Brody)American comedian
  • (William) Brody EldridgeAmerican football player
  • (Ian) Brody HutzlerAmerican actor
  • Brody SmithCanadian actor
  • Adrien BrodyAmerican 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 Morrowson of ice hockey player Brenden Morrow; twin of sister Mallory Morrow
  • Brody Hoffmanson 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 HamiltonDAUGHTER of athletes Laird Hamilton & Gabrielle Reece

Brody in Pop Culture

  • Brody Lovettcharacter on American soap "One Life to Live"
  • Brody Davischaracter on TV's "Roswell"
  • Brody Westoncharacter 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 Brodymain character in video game "Far Cry 3"
  • Martin Brodycharacter in film "Jaws"
  • Matt Brody (goes by Brody)character in Baywatch movie