Boy name origins & meanings
- Old English : Broad meadow
Boy name variations
Family name origins & meanings
- English : habitational name from any of the many places throughout England named Bradley, from Old English brād‘broad’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’.
- Scottish : habitational name from Braidlie in Roxburghshire.
- Irish (Ulster) : adopted as an English equivalent of Gaelic Ó Brolcháin.