Brady Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Brady:
Transferred use of the surname originating from separate derivations. It is derived from the Old English elements brad (broad) and ēage (eye): hence, “one with broad eyes.” It is also from the Old English elements brad (broad) and ēg (island) or gehæg (enclosure): hence, “dweller on the broad island, dweller near the broad enclosure.” Var: Bradey.
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Brads (pronounced as "braids")
Personally, I call my friend Brady, "Blue-Red-And-Dark-Yellow"
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Brady Anderson, former All-Star Baseball player.
Wayne Brady, American comedian and game show host.
Tom Brady, American football quarterback for the New England Patriots
Brayden "Brady" Quinn, NFL quarterback for the Denver Broncos.
Brady Keys, former NFL cornerback, businessman and philanthropist.
James Brady, former White House Press Secretary under Ronald Reagan. He was shot and almost killed during the assassination attempt on Reagan.
Mathew Brady, celebrated 19th century American photographers, known for his documentation of the American Civil War.
- Brady in song, story & screen
The Brady Bunch, TV show
Brady Black, character on Days of Our Lives
Brady was the name of Miranda's Hobbes' baby on Sex & The City. He was given the last name of his father, Steve Brady, as a first name.
Brady Fuller - The Twilight Saga
Brady was the protgonist in the Disney Channel Original Movie, "Teen Beach Movie", portrayed by Ross Lynch. Brady was a surfer who sang and danced, with blonde hair.