Brayden

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109k
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since 1880
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234
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Brayden

"Brayden" is a name of American origin, and it means "Son of Bradan". It's a name commonly given to boys.

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  1. A male given name of modern usage, a spelling variant of Braden.

Notable Persons Named Brayden

Brayden Schenn is a hockey player for the Philadelphia Flyers in the National Hockey League. His ongoing career started in 2009. Brayden was born on August 22nd, 1991 in Saskatoon.

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Brayden Point is a hockey player for the Tampa Bay Lightning in the National Hockey League. He has had major accomplishments since 2015. Brayden was born on March 13th, 1996 in Calgary. Brayden is also known as Point and Josh.

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Brayden McNabb is a hockey player for the Los Angeles Kings in the National Hockey League. He was most prominent from 2011 to present. Brayden was born on January 21st, 1991 in Davidson, Saskatchewan.

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Brayden was born on September 20th, 1996.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1970 6 0 6
1975 8 0 8
1976 8 0 8
1977 8 0 8
1978 11 0 11
1979 9 0 9
1980 13 0 13
1981 8 0 8
1982 16 0 16
1983 12 0 12
1984 15 0 15
1985 28 0 28
1986 43 0 43
1987 39 0 39
1988 60 0 60
1989 82 0 82
1990 103 0 103
1991 142 0 142
1992 173 0 173
1993 258 8 250
1994 326 16 310
1995 463 13 450
1996 628 24 604
1997 747 23 724
1998 1,047 32 1,015
1999 1,563 40 1,523
2000 1,808 48 1,760
2001 2,183 55 2,128
2002 2,863 54 2,809
2003 3,733 61 3,672
2004 4,144 79 4,065
2005 5,566 58 5,508 #80 boy name
2006 6,215 61 6,154 #79 boy name
2007 7,285 67 7,218 #64 boy name
2008 8,490 58 8,432 #51 boy name
2009 8,649 56 8,593 #48 boy name
2010 9,149 46 9,103 #40 boy name
2011 9,046 42 9,004 #37 boy name
2012 8,521 25 8,496 #39 boy name
2013 7,466 38 7,428 #48 boy name
2014 6,595 24 6,571 #62 boy name
2015 6,256 15 6,241 #61 boy name
2016 5,699 20 5,679 #64 boy name

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Popularity of Brayden as a first name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Brayden U.S.
  White 91.88% 64.26%
  African American 4.27% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Brayden

People with the last name Brayden are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Brayden

  • How Popular is the name Brayden? Brayden is the 605th most popular name of all time. In 2016 Brayden was the 64th most popular name. As a last name Brayden was the 80,926th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Brayden have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 109,484 babies born with the first name Brayden in the United States. That's more than enough people named Brayden to occupy the country of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines with an estimated population of 109,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Brayden? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1970 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Brayden first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Brayden is Friday, September 4th, 1914.
  • What year had the most people named Brayden born? The highest recorded use of the first name Brayden was in 2010 with a total of 9,103 babies. That's a lot of babies named Brayden!
  • Random Brayden Factoid: According to the 2011 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Brayden ranks 18th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Indiana. Imagine that, 288 babies in Indiana have the same name as you in 2011.
  • Weird things about the name Brayden: Your name in reverse order is Nedyarb. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Dnrbyea. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Brayden? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 234 people with the last name Brayden.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Brayden? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Brayden as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.3m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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