Broderick

First Name
8k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
11k
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meanings and Origins

What does the name Broderick mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Broderick

"Broderick" is a name of Welsh origin, and it means "Son of Rhydderch". It's a name commonly given to boys.

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  1. A male given name

Notable Persons Named Broderick

Steve Harvey is an actor, comedian, radio and television host, and author.His ongoing career started in 1985. Steve was given the name Broderick Stephen Harvey on January 17th, 1957 in Welch, West Virginia, U.S.

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Broderick Crawford was an actor. His career lasted from 1935 to 1985. Broderick was given the name William Broderick Crawford on December 9th, 1911 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S. He died on April 26th, 1986.

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Broderick Johnson is a White House Cabinet Secretary. Broderick was born in Baltimore.

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Broderick Smith is a rock, blues, and country rock musician, singer, songwriter, harmonica, guitar, and banjo. His ongoing career started in 1962. Broderick was born Broderick Smith on February 17th, 1948 in Hertfordshire, England. Broderick is also known as Brod Smith.

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Broderick Thomas is a football player for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Detroit Lions, Minnesota Vikings, and Dallas Cowboys. He was most active from 1989 to 1998. Broderick was born on February 20th, 1967 in Houston.

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Broderick Dyke is a notable somebody. Broderick was born on December 31st, 1960.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Broderick

Matthew Broderick is a leading person. He was most prominent from 1981 to present. Matthew was born as the child of James Broderick and Patricia Broderick on March 21st, 1962 in Manhattan, New York, U.S.

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James Broderick was an actor. He was most prominent from 1950 to 1982. James was given the name James Joseph Broderick III on March 7th, 1927 in Charlestown, New Hampshire, U.S. He died on November 1st, 1982.

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Betty Broderick is a criminal.

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Beth Broderick is an actress. Her ongoing career started in 1983. Beth was given the name Elizabeth Alice Broderick on February 24th, 1959 in Falmouth, Kentucky.

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Chris Broderick is a heavy metal, thrash metal, hard rock, speed metal, power metal, progressive metal, classical music, and heavy metal music musician. He plays Jackson Guitars and Ibanez. He has been prominent since 1981. Chris was given the name Christopher Alan Broderick on March 6th, 1970 in Lakewood, Colorado, US.

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Patricia Biow Broderick was a playwright, painter, and painting. Patricia was given the name Patricia Biow on February 23rd, 1925 in New York City. She died on November 18th, 2003.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1950 30 0 30
1951 25 0 25
1952 25 0 25
1953 29 0 29
1954 24 0 24
1955 35 0 35
1956 120 0 120
1957 100 0 100
1958 105 0 105
1959 101 0 101
1960 72 0 72
1961 66 0 66
1962 61 0 61
1963 55 0 55
1964 54 0 54
1965 56 0 56
1966 48 0 48
1967 56 0 56
1968 50 0 50
1969 82 0 82
1970 83 0 83
1971 96 0 96
1972 99 0 99
1973 74 0 74
1974 88 0 88
1975 92 0 92
1976 93 0 93
1977 129 0 129
1978 112 0 112
1979 135 0 135
1980 122 0 122
1981 113 0 113
1982 100 0 100
1983 113 0 113
1984 129 0 129
1985 121 0 121
1986 122 0 122
1987 132 0 132
1988 136 0 136
1989 137 0 137
1990 134 0 134
1991 141 0 141
1992 136 0 136
1993 143 0 143
1994 142 0 142
1995 185 0 185
1996 175 0 175
1997 148 0 148
1998 142 0 142
1999 144 0 144
2000 129 0 129
2001 139 0 139
2002 145 0 145
2003 175 0 175
2004 169 0 169
2005 196 0 196
2006 223 0 223
2007 229 0 229
2008 231 0 231
2009 253 0 253
2010 205 0 205
2011 203 0 203
2012 230 0 230
2013 195 0 195
2014 215 0 215
2015 158 0 158
2016 154 0 154

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Popularity of Broderick as a first name

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Popularity of Broderick as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Broderick U.S.
  White 90.45% 64.26%
  African American 4.39% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.74% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.24% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.20% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.98% 16.26%

Of Last Name Broderick

People with the last name Broderick are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Broderick

  • How Popular is the name Broderick? Broderick is the 2,785th most popular name of all time. As a last name Broderick was the 3,404th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Broderick have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 8,159 babies born with the first name Broderick in the United States. That's more than enough people named Broderick to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Broderick? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1950 when it was given as a first name to 30 new born babies.
  • When was Broderick first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Broderick is Thursday, February 14th, 1878.
  • What year had the most people named Broderick born? The highest recorded use of the first name Broderick was in 2009 with a total of 253 babies.
  • Random Broderick Factoid: According to the 2009 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Broderick is not a popular baby boy's name in Georgia. Imagine that, only 8 babies in Georgia have the same name as you in 2009.
  • Weird things about the name Broderick: Your name in reverse order is Kciredorb. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rbkiredoc. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Broderick? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 10,504 people with the last name Broderick.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Broderick? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 4 of them will have Broderick as their last name.

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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