Braden Name Meaning & Origin

Braden

Pronunciation: BRAY-dən (key)

Origin of the name Braden:

Transferred use of the English surname meaning “from Bradden, a dweller near the broad valley.” The name originates from several place-names meaning “broad valley.” Var: Bradon, Braydan, Brayden, Braydon.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

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Brad, Brade, Brady, Brady Bug, Bray, Bray Bray

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Dallas Braden, Major League baseball pitcher for the Oakland Athletics.
Braden Looper, Major League Baseball pitcher for the Colorado Rockies.
Braden Barrie, singer

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Braden is a character in the young adult book, L.A. Candy by Lauren Conrad

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