Brady
Origin/Usage
Gaelic
Pronunciation
BRAY-dee
Meaning
Descendent of a dishonest but thriving chief
Like the Name Brady?
BOYS
+ Brady
GIRLS
+ Add to My Favorites

More info about the name "Brady"

The name Brady has Irish origins with the first use of the name being the Gaelic surname Mac Bradaigh, meaning 'the male descendent of a dishonest and thriving chief'. The Bradys were in truth a very powerful clan and had control of vast acres, to the east of Cavan. In the English version of the name the Mac was dropped.

Popularity of the Name Brady
Also Spelled Like...

Bradey, Bradye

Famous Bradies

Brady Quinn - football player
Brady Anderson - baseball player
Brady Clark - baseball player
Brady Raggio - baseball player
Brady Walker - basketball player

+ Add a Name · View More
Do you like the name Brady?
Discussion on the name Brady
Weekly Prize Big thumb photo

Leigh Anne O’Connor, IBCLC is a Private Practice Lactation Consultant and La Leche League Leader in New York City. She has been working with breastfeeding families for nearly 17 years. She and her husband Rob have three children, all breastfed! She has appeared on various TV and radio shows as well as contributed to many articles on breastfeeding. She blogs at www.mamamilkandme.com Leigh Anne is offering a 30 minute prenatal phone consultation. She can help guide you through the preparation for breastfeeding, help you avoid...

The BellyBallot Story

We built BellyBallot to make naming your baby more fun. In under 2 minutes, parents can involve friends and family via Facebook, Twitter, and Google+ to vote on their favorite names. Parents can now include loved ones from all over the globe on the joyous occasion of celebrating a new child's life.