Brayden: baby boy name meaning and popularity

Brayden

From an Irish surname meaning “descendant of Bradán,” and Bradán means “salmon” — but there’s nothing fishy about naming your spawn this trendy variant of Braden. It joins the popular ranks of the other “ay” names, like Jayden and Cayden.

Nicknames:

Bray. You know, like the sound a donkey makes? Or you could call him “B-Ray.” Maybe.

Famous people named Brayden:

Football player Brayden Quinn; actor Brayden Pierce.

Fun fact:

Brayden can be spelled in a variety of ways — from the more traditional Braden to other ways like Braedon, Bradyn, Braedyn, Braiden, Braidon, Braydon, etc.

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