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Name Brad

Meaning:broad clearingTools:

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About the name Brad in particular

Gender:male
Languages of use:English
Is short form of:Bradley
US 2015 rank:not in the Top 1000; other popularity lists see below
Similarly written:Brady, Bram, Brand, Bras     Details
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About Bradley, the group of names with the same origin as Brad

Meaning/translation:broad clearing
Language of origin:Old English
Info about origin:from a family name which derives from a place name meaning broad clearing
Words:brad = broad  Old English
 leah = the wood (in the sense of forest), the clearing (open place within a wood), the meadow  Old English
Topics:Family name, Geographic name
Variants' top ranks:31:Bradley England+Wales 1998,  123:Brad USA 1970-1979,  740:Bradly USA 1997
Name variants:Brad, Bradley, Bradly   Sortable list   Details
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SeriesGraphRankings
USA decadesGraph1990-1999 443,  1980-1989 192,  1970-1979 1231960-1969 151
USA yearlyGraph2007 954,  2006 906,  2005 824,  2004 836,  2003 807,  2002 747,  2001 684,  2000 632,  1999 603,  1998 579,  1997 521,  1996 497,  1995 512,  1994 515,  1993 463