Meaning and Origin of Broderick - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Broderick

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • English : Broad ridge
  • German : Famous one

Family name origins & meanings:

  • Irish : Anglicized form adopted as an equivalent of Gaelic Ó Bruadair ‘descendant of Bruadar’, a Norse personal name.
  • Welsh : Anglicized form of Welsh ap Rhydderch ‘son of Rhydderch’ (see Prothero, Roderick).

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