Braden: baby boy name meaning and popularity

Braden

An English name meaning "broad valley," or possibly a derivative of an old Irish surname meaning "salmon," Braden follows the trend of similar-sounding names like Jaden, Cayden, and Aiden. But don't worry - your little Braden will inevitably do something to make himself stand out, like flipping off the camera in his junior high class photo.

Nicknames:

Brady.

Famous people named Braden:

Actor Braden Danner; football player Braden Wilson; baseball players Braden Shipley and Braden Looper; hockey players Braden Holtby and Braden Birch.

Fun fact:

In the medical field, health professionals use the Braden Scale for Predicting Pressure Ulcer Risk to assess how likely a patient is to develop a pressure ulcer.

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