Rooted in Irish and Scottish history, the name Brayden is derived from the last name O’Braiden, meaning “salmon” in ancient Gaelic. The salmon is an important element in Celtic mythology since it symbolizes wisdom and adoration. Brayden, or Braden, does well in English-speaking countries thanks to its similarity to Aidan, another strong Irish classic.
Rank in the year 2015
Brayden was ranked #92 in the most popular American names of 2015.
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