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Origin & Meaning

The name Brody is of Irish origin.

The meaning of Brody is "ditch".  

It is also of English and Scottish origin, where its meaning is "muddy place".


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 92 in baby name popularity for boys with 4297 occurrences.  It ranked 9011 in popular baby names for girls with 12 occurrences. 

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


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Related Names

Brody is a variant spelling of Brodie.

Other Tidbits

Brody falls into the place name category.

Name Fun

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Irish names usually contain a given, middle and family name.

Given names frequently have their source in the Roman Catholic faith, or are derived from the traditional Gaelic.

Some Gaelic or old Irish names date back to the Celtic origins of Gaelach (Ireland). These names find their basis in ancient pagan religions, myths, legends, and superstitions held by the Gaels.