Names of the Week
Fact of the Week
The fortune cookie was invented in San Francisco.  More

Bradley Meaning


Quick Facts







No. Of Syllables:


No. Of Letters:


Origin & Meaning

The name Bradley is of English origin.

The meaning of Bradley is "broad meadow".  


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 184 in baby name popularity for boys with 2308 occurrences.  It ranked 3579 in popular baby names for girls with 43 occurrences. 

View the Bradley Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Bradley has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Bradley to other names.


What will your new little Bradley be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Children named Bradley are often artistic and direct but most of all they are  read more >>

Related Names

Other Tidbits

Bradley falls into the flower name category.

Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Bradley in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Bradley.

Just for fun, see the name Bradley in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Bradley in Nautical Flags page.

Names Like This

English names generally consist of a given name, middle name and family name. Many English speaking countries have fairly flexible naming laws. This allows the multicultural families that live in these countries to merge the naming conventions of their faiths or previous nationalities with their current homeland.

Biblical names are still very prevelant. Nature, literature, mythology, celebrity, surnames, variants of traditional names and newly invented names are all sources of English given names.

The evolution of English names in the U.K. can be traced to the various conquests and ruling power changes of its early history. The evolution of English names in America has been more influenced by the various influxes of immigrants from different parts of the world during different times in its history.