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Bradley

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How popular is the baby name Bradley in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 5 0 5
1881 10 0 10
1882 5 0 5
1883 8 0 8
1885 9 0 9
1887 5 0 5
1890 9 0 9
1891 5 0 5
1893 6 0 6
1894 9 0 9
1895 26 0 26
1896 24 0 24
1897 16 0 16
1898 15 0 15
1899 8 0 8
1900 15 0 15
1901 11 0 11
1902 9 0 9
1903 6 0 6
1904 15 0 15
1905 9 0 9
1906 12 0 12
1907 14 0 14
1908 18 0 18
1909 19 0 19
1910 17 0 17
1911 21 0 21
1912 36 0 36
1913 42 0 42
1914 44 0 44
1915 66 0 66
1916 70 0 70
1917 49 0 49
1918 81 0 81
1919 53 0 53
1920 92 6 86
1921 64 0 64
1922 86 0 86
1923 80 0 80
1924 86 0 86
1925 79 0 79
1926 81 0 81
1927 91 0 91
1928 110 0 110
1929 110 0 110
1930 122 0 122
1931 161 0 161
1932 142 0 142
1933 159 0 159
1934 166 0 166
1935 237 0 237
1936 216 0 216
1937 215 0 215
1938 208 0 208
1939 205 0 205
1940 230 0 230
1941 286 0 286
1942 342 0 342
1943 330 0 330
1944 308 0 308
1945 309 0 309
1946 562 0 562
1947 835 5 830
1948 1,031 0 1,031
1949 1,319 6 1,313
1950 1,637 6 1,631
1951 1,814 0 1,814
1952 2,041 0 2,041
1953 2,780 7 2,773
1954 3,235 5 3,230
1955 3,184 6 3,178
1956 3,512 0 3,512
1957 3,537 8 3,529
1958 3,737 8 3,729
1959 4,063 16 4,047
1960 4,753 7 4,746 #90 boy name
1961 4,741 9 4,732 #87 boy name
1962 4,645 9 4,636 #87 boy name
1963 4,779 11 4,768 #82 boy name
1964 4,975 12 4,963 #77 boy name
1965 4,808 16 4,792 #72 boy name
1966 4,576 17 4,559 #68 boy name
1967 4,360 15 4,345 #66 boy name
1968 4,831 21 4,810 #57 boy name
1969 6,427 28 6,399 #53 boy name
1970 6,849 24 6,825 #47 boy name
1971 5,818 29 5,789 #58 boy name
1972 4,861 26 4,835 #61 boy name
1973 4,773 21 4,752 #63 boy name
1974 5,206 28 5,178 #58 boy name
1975 5,930 32 5,898 #52 boy name
1976 6,012 28 5,984 #51 boy name
1977 6,464 34 6,430 #49 boy name
1978 6,138 39 6,099 #53 boy name
1979 6,961 31 6,930 #47 boy name
1980 7,267 52 7,215 #51 boy name
1981 6,941 44 6,897 #50 boy name
1982 7,022 46 6,976 #51 boy name
1983 6,770 33 6,737 #52 boy name
1984 6,623 56 6,567 #53 boy name
1985 7,043 36 7,007 #53 boy name
1986 7,087 50 7,037 #54 boy name
1987 6,971 56 6,915 #56 boy name
1988 7,038 29 7,009 #57 boy name
1989 7,004 25 6,979 #58 boy name
1990 6,448 17 6,431 #65 boy name
1991 5,751 27 5,724 #67 boy name
1992 5,114 19 5,095 #72 boy name
1993 5,149 16 5,133 #73 boy name
1994 4,691 17 4,674 #83 boy name
1995 4,788 23 4,765 #78 boy name
1996 4,778 22 4,756 #83 boy name
1997 4,136 13 4,123 #94 boy name
1998 3,819 23 3,796
1999 3,592 17 3,575
2000 3,032 18 3,014
2001 2,740 11 2,729
2002 2,659 15 2,644
2003 2,404 12 2,392
2004 2,326 20 2,306
2005 2,424 17 2,407
2006 2,147 13 2,134
2007 2,086 12 2,074
2008 1,959 8 1,951
2009 1,961 13 1,948
2010 2,004 13 1,991
2011 2,171 15 2,156
2012 2,304 15 2,289
2013 2,344 29 2,315
2014 2,362 43 2,319
2015 2,436 51 2,385

Want to know about the popularity of the Bradley baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 301,867 babies born with the name Bradley in the United States. That's more than enough Bradleys to occupy the territory of French Polynesia (France) with an estimated population of 277,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Bradley" was in 1980 with a total of 7,215 babies. (That's a lot of baby Bradleys)

According to the 1985 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Bradley" ranks #44 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Missouri. Imagine that, 246 babies in Missouri have the same name as you in 1985. Across the entire United States a total of 7,043 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Where is the name Bradley popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Bradley" mean? The list below shows the origins of Bradley as well as things modernly associated with the name Bradley such as celebrities named Bradley.

Origin and Meaning of Bradley

The name "Bradley" is of English origin, and it means "From the Broad Meadow". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Bradley Cooper

Bradley Cooper is an actor and producer with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1999 to present. Bradley was born in 1975 as Bradley Charles Cooper in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.

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Bradley Whitford

Bradley Whitford is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1985 to present. Bradley was born in 1959 in Madison, Wisconsin, United States.

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B.D. Wong

B.D. was born in 1962 as Bradley Darryl Wong in San Francisco, California, United States.

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Bradley Mcintosh

Bradley was born in 1981.

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Bradley James Allan

Bradley James Allan is an action choreographer, actor, stuntman, and assistant director with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1994 to present. Bradley was born in 1973 as Bradley James Allan in Melbourne, Australia.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Bradley

Bradley Beal
Bradley Fletcher
Bradley James
Bradley Manning
Bradley Method
Bradley Nowell
Bradley Steven Perry

Alternative Meanings

B is for bestow, as you give so much.

R is for rapport, friends seek you.

A is for advantage, for you are blessed with many.

D is for dignity, no one disputes this trait!

L is for life, that you live so well.

E is for enrich, a quality you share.

Y is for young, the years never show!

Your name in reverse order is "Yeldarb". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Rbaldye". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Bradley born Jan 7, 2004

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Ukraine approximately on 1175. Your profession was leader, major, and captain.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. It always seemed to you, that your perceptions of the world are somewhat different. Your lesson - to trust your intuition as your best guide in present life.

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