Meaning and Origin of: Brayden

Meaning and Origin of Brayden

Boy name origins & meanings

  • Irish : Brave

What does Brayden mean and stand for?

The name Brayden is of Irish origin and means both "brave" and "salmon". The name was originally used a surname with the spelling Braden.

Syllables: 2


Brayden is the number 101 most popular boys name in the US, according to 2019 Social Security Administration data. It has been consistently popular, only falling out of the top 100, which it had been in since 2005.

However, it is the 62nd most popular name on

According to Google search data analysis, in the last five years Brayden was at its peak popularity in February 2021.

Originally used as a surname, Brayden has risen in popularity as a companion to the name Aiden; however, this spelling is not as common as its counterparts. Actors Brayden Pierce and Brayden Holt are two namesakes. Actress Melissa Joan Hart named her son Braydon.

Where is it Popular?

Brayden was searched for most often in the following states:

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