Brad - Meaning of Brad

What does Brad mean?

[ 1 syll. brad, br-ad ] The baby boy name Brad is pronounced BRaeD †. Brad's origin is Old English and Celtic, and its use, English.

Brad is a form of the English Bradburn.

Brad is also a shortening of the English Bradford.

Brad is also a shortening of the English Bradley.

Brad is also a form of the English Bradshaw.

Brad is also an English form of the English and Irish Brady.

Forms of Brad include the English Bradd and the name Brade.

Variant forms inherit both the origin and meaning of the name Brad.

See also the related categories, english and celtic.

Brad is uncommon as a baby name for boys. At the modest height of its usage in 1975, 0.161% of baby boys were named Brad. Its ranking then was #98. The baby name has since substantially dropped in popularity, and is of only sporadic use now. In 2018, within the group of boy names directly related to Brad, Bradley was the most regularly used.

Baby names that sound like Brad include Bradd, Brade, Baerd, Bairde, Barde, Bardh, Bart, Barte, Barth, Bartó, Bartt, Baryt, Bayerd, Berhard, Bert, Berte, Bertee, Birde, Birt, and Bjarte.

† Pronunciation for Brad: B as in "be (B.IY)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; D as in "day (D.EY)"

Details of famous persons named Brad:
Actor Brad Pitt, born William Bradley Pitt, 18 December 1963, Shawnee, Oklahoma.
Country Singer Brad Paisley, born 28 October 1972, Glen Dale, West Virginia.

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