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Meaning of Brody

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Meaning

The name Brody has the following meaning:

Muddy place or "ditch". The name itself sounds a little gloomy.
It is a male name, suitable for baby boys.

Popularity

As a baby boy name, Brody is currently a popular baby name, with a recent overall USA popularity ranking of 224 out of 1000 (source: 2000s U.S. Census).

In 2009, the name Brody fell in popularity and moved down the USA Top 1000 charts in Year 2009, by 7 places. For the Year 2009, it ranked 77 in the Top 1000 charts.

The following chart shows the popularity of the name Brody in the USA, over the past 100 years.
USA baby name statistics

Pronunciation

The name Brody is pronounced as brow-dee

Origins

Brody originates from the Scottish language.

See other suggested Scottish boy baby names.

Related names

The following names are baby names related to Brody and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Brody: Boys - Beck, Beckett, Boyd, Bruce, Colin, Dalziel, Dashiell, Douglas, Drummond, Duncan, Dunham, Girls - Alana, Alison, Davina, Dree, Euna, Fiona, Iona, Jamya, Janet, Kenzie, Xenia, Both genders - Mckinley

Variants

Popular Variants for the name Brody: Brodea, Brodee, Brodey, Brodi, Brodie (Irish), Broedy

Style

We think the name Brody should fall under the following style category: Last Names.

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Impression

Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Brody to be: A quiet and reserved chap

In one word, you might describe Brody as a(n) "reserved" person.

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Famous persons

The names of some famous persons by the name Brody (or its variants) are:

Adrien Brody, born on 14 April, a famous actor. Adrien Brody's background: An American actor. He received widespread recognition when he was cast as the lead in Roman Polanski's The Pianist (2002). The role won him an Academy Award for Best Actor, the youngest actor ever to win the award, and a CÚsar Award for Best Actor, the only American actor to win one.

Adam Jared Brody, born on 15 December, a famous actor. Adam Jared Brody's background: An American film and television actor. He began his career in the early 2000s, appearing on the Gilmore Girls and other series, and subsequently came to fame for his role as Seth Cohen on The O.C., establishing his defining screen persona. Joel Stein of Time magazine has described Brody as creating an 'Adam Brody type', a screen persona of a 'nerdy, sarcastic, obscure-reference-laced Jew'. Brody has also appeared in several film roles, including Mr. & Mrs. Smith, Thank You for Smoking and In the Land of Women.

Talbot Tal Brody, born on 30 August, a famous basketballer. Talbot Tal Brody's background: A former basketball player. He is considered a star of European and Israeli basketball.
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