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Popularity Over Time: How Many Boys Have Been Named Brody

This chart illustrates how many Boys were named Brody in the U.S. since 1880.

A few facts about the boy's name Brody:

  • Records indicate that 47,124 boys in the United States have been named Brody since 1880.

  • The greatest number of people were given this name in 2008, when 6,250 people in the U.S. were given the name Brody. Those people are now 12 years old.

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    Comments about the name Brody

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      63 Positive Comments

  • "I love this name. Our baby boy is due in August and his name will be Brody!" Apr. 2, 2020: Report as inappropriate

  • "My Daughter was born in 2004 and her name is Brodie I LOVE IT still unusual and we live in Scotland." Jul. 29, 2014: Report as inappropriate

  • "I like the name brody! Its sounds athletic and strong.its not overused and very nice, I'm not just saying this because I'm in love with a boy called brody 😍" May. 23, 2013: Report as inappropriate

  • "I have a 4 yr. old son named Brody Joseph. He calls himself Bro-joe. I loved the name the first time I heard it and my husband thinks it is the coolest." Nov. 1, 2012: Report as inappropriate

  • "My sons name is Brody. I loved it from the moment I heard it. Knew a guy named Brody Tyse who was probably born in the late 1970's. I adore the name and it brings to mind a strong attractive guy." Dec. 22, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "My beautiful son was born 12/06/08 and is named Brody Scott. I liked the name because it was different without being over the top. I love his name! I call him B, Brod and Brodster. I think his name sounds strong, athletic and manly. Love it!" Sep. 4, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "This is my youngest son's name and he will be 19 on October 1st. He loves it, we still love it and everyone loves it. We call him Brod, Brodster, and Brodman. My Dad is 100% Irish and we found this name in an Irish book of names, however we went with the English spelling as I didn't want a son with an "ie" at the end of his name. The irish meaning is "fearless one" and it is so true!! Can't go wrong with this name!!" Jul. 28, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "When I was pregnant I was looking for a boy's name that wasn't common and wasn't the name of a former student (since I am a teacher, this was quite a challenge). I ran into the name Brody while looking through a book and instantly loved sound of it-and I've never had a student by that name in my 13 years of teaching! Everyone seems to love my son's name!" Apr. 27, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "Love it, if I'm having a boy that's the name I am going to fight my hubby for. I'm sure he won't like it." Feb. 17, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "We thought we were going to have another girl, and have been stumped for over a month (ever since we found out it's a boy). Today we said "what about Brody?" We loved it so much that's it, were done!!" Feb. 13, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son will be here in 4 weeks and he will be Brody Zephyr. My husband hates the middle name but I have to do all the work so I get my way!" Feb. 9, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "Our daughter is Brodie, yes more common as a boys name but here in Scotland its occasionally used as a girls name." Dec. 21, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "My 13 year old grandson, Brody Ryan, is adorable - and I'm not the least bit biased!" Dec. 2, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "Had our first son in Feb of 2010. Named him Brody Daniel. He is the coolest baby I have ever met but I might be biased. We love the name!!" Dec. 1, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "Brody Randall, born 9-9-09, awesome name that is not overly common." Aug. 1, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "We just named our new son Brody Christoper! He's got red hair from Scottish roots (my dad is Scottish), so it's perfect!" Jun. 25, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "I'm due in June and I'm naming my boy Brody Joshua as his auncle's name is Joshua I like it coz he can get called BJ for short or Brodsta I just hope wen he starts school here in Australia there aren't many Brody's around I wanted his name to be unique in some way" May. 29, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Brody and have had it for 24 years now. Its not around alot and i like it. Never get mixed up with someone with the same name besides Brody Brown (close friend family) Good thing its not Davis, is common for dog names tho around here(utah). All your kids will grow into it and love it like i did. Parents orgin is irish and has been in the family many years ago. My middle names is James so guys stay aways from J's cause when kids get older they figure slang and kinda make fun of ya:) oh well." May. 13, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "My youngest son's name is Brody Lane....he's now almost 6 years old and I have yet to meet another little boy with the same name. It fits him PERFECTLY!! He gets called Bro, Brod, Brodster, and Brodyman......we are very happy with our choice!" Apr. 21, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "love it!! my 4 month old is called Brody john, hes gorgeous and suits the name. its cool and uncommon and i hope it stays that way!! jack, harry and callum are far too common!!!" Mar. 20, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "I named my son Brody in 1995. It was a very unusual name especcially back then. I liked chief Brody's last name from jaws so I used as my sons first name. He is called Bro, the Brodster and others. I still love his name it fits him. He loves fishing and is fascinated by sharks" Feb. 25, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "We are due our baby at the end of March 2010. Not sure if boy or girl. If its a boy will be calling him Brody James McManus. Love it. x" Jan. 28, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "My Name is Brody im 13 years old at the moment and i love my name" Jan. 9, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "My husband and I are expecting our first child in May and just found out it's a boy - Definitely naming the little guy Brody!!" Jan. 8, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "We had our son in September and we named him Brody, we call him Brod or the Brodster." Jan. 4, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "We named our son Brody in 2000. We love the name. We also call him Brodyman and Bubba. His 2 year sis calls him bubie." Jan. 1, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "Named our son Brody in 2000. We call him Brod. We also go with Brodyman." Dec. 23, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "it is my grandson's--born a twin to his brother Jack on October5th, 2009-I love it!" Oct. 8, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "I am due in a couple of weeks. Our son will be named Broderick Paul and will be calling him Brody for short. Very unique and very cute!" Sep. 28, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "My 6 week old grandson was named Brody Daniel - I love the name,and I love him!" Sep. 27, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "My grandson will be arriving soon and he will be named Brody James. I love it. Masculine and uncommon." Sep. 8, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "We named our son Brody Alex in April 2001. Everyone comments on his name and loves it. We call him brody, brod, and bubba lol why we call him bubba is beyond me hes a rail!" Jul. 18, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "Our son is named Brody Ethan and I love it... every since I heard it I couldn't call him anything else!!!" Jun. 8, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "Everyone loves this name, cool and masculine. Brody James is our little guy and you fall in love with this name the more you say it." May. 24, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "My baby boy was born in July 2008 and we names him Brody. Everywhere we go they always make a comment on how much they love his name. It's unique and there are not a ton little boys named Brody." Apr. 16, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "i love this name i want to name my son this but im only a teenager so its atleast 10 years till im sure i want to name a son brody :]" Apr. 13, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "Love it! We named our son born in 2008 Brody John. It is perfect, and it's unique." Apr. 2, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "My Son's name is Brody Thomas. when I was in the hospital and i had him the nurse asked me what his name was. when i told her she said " thank god! if i see one more baby named jayden or aiden or caiden, or jackson...I thought that was funny...the point is ..BE DIFFERENT!!" Feb. 24, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "We are having a boy in May. His name is going to be Brody Robert. I love it!" Jan. 16, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "I am due in May with a little girl and want to name her Brodie. Is that too masculine?" Jan. 15, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "Naming our dude Brody in April! I don't really care what others opinions are....we think it's a great name!" Jan. 13, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "We are due in June and my husband has been screaming the name Brody since we found out it was a boy, I love the name! I have not heard of any animals named brody! We live in the South! Good luck!" Jan. 10, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "Cute - worried about the dog thing though - my neighbor's dog is Brody and a million others." Jan. 8, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son's name is Brody. I don't think too many people like it judging by their reactions. I hope he will when he grows up! Brody Brown - Nice ring to it. It's better than Jack. EVERYONE is called Jack these days !! Cheers Dave" Dec. 29, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "Our Brody is the youngest of 4 children. They call him "Bro" for short sometimes. I love the name, the nickmname and we all sure love that little man. He is 4 years old now." Nov. 19, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "Our boy is Due Dec 3rd and he will also be named Brody." Aug. 5, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "Im also due in a few weeks and our son will be Brody. We have definetly gotten some mixed feedback from friends and family but we love the name" Jun. 15, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son's name is Brody and we get compliments all the time about how manly it is. It is a great baby name that will work well his whole life." Jun. 15, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son will be born in October and his name will be Brody. As a teacher, there are several names that I will not use because I associate them with a student. However, I have NEVER had a Brody! ;-)" Jun. 2, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son is also named Broderick and we call him Brody. I thought we were the only ones!" May. 30, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "We are due in 2 weeks, and if we have a boy, he will be Brody Scout. We love this name!" May. 15, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "My youngest son is called Brody but his given name is Broderick. I like it obviously since I picked it." May. 10, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "we are naming our son Brody Alexander when he arrives in a few weeks!" Apr. 27, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "We are having our first child in May and if it is a boy we are thinking of Brody. Thanks for the great feedback!" Mar. 28, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "I love the name Brody. I am pregnant and my sons name is going to be Brody. Its unique yet manly." Mar. 24, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "My Grandson was born 27th Jan 2008 and my daughter and her husband have chose the name Brody he is so cute and really suits his name, he is the only Brody we know off." Jan. 29, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "I literally looked up thousands of names that didn't appeal, yet this one finally did. It's a rare name that sounds great. My new son will have this name. I like the fact that he will most likely be the only Brody we know." Jan. 6, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "my 4 month old son's name is brody and i absoutly love it! but most of the time when we tell people what his name is...they think we said birdie! so me and my husband are always correcting people." Aug. 30, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son is named Brody. I chose it as an Irish name. His older brother's name is Shane. If you look up the meaning of Brody the way I chose to spell it is "ditch". If spelled Brodee or Brodie it means "second son" which he was! I thought the other spellings were girlie/weird. I have received many compliments on my sons name." Jul. 19, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "We are going to name our son Brodie who is due in September. Love the name!" May. 16, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "Love the fact, with no disrespect to any one with the name Brody, we gave this name to our fox-red labrador retreiver puppy. Awesome name." Feb. 9, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "This is my sons name & everyone comments on how unique it is & that they've never heard of it. I was amazed to read of it's popularity! I love the name & think it fits him very well." Jan. 19, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "I love this name. It's very masculine but gentle at the same time." Nov. 9, 2006: Report as inappropriate

      3 Negative Comments

  • "I really dislike the name. It sounds like a common dog name" Sep. 9, 2019: Report as inappropriate

  • "Dull and odd name...sounds like it's for last name definitely not for first name" Jul. 25, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "This is not a name for a baby. This is my Dogs Name. I have a huge black lab/rottie mix." Feb. 22, 2007: Report as inappropriate

      16 Neutral Comments

  • "My son who was born in 2006 is named Brody. I love the name b/c it's not over used. The name matches his personality!!" Jul. 14, 2013: Report as inappropriate

  • "I love uncommon names and so i picked out Ashley for my daughter 38 years ago and I picked it because no one had ever heard of it and thats the way I wanted it..Well within two years everyone and their dog got my name...So when I had my son I vowed that it would never happen to me again and so i came up with the name Brody...this was 32 years ago and well we see what has happened...His middle name is Champion and he is gorgeous athletic and a great guy!!!" Sep. 19, 2012: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son was 6 this year and we decided on Brody, we wanted something not common neither to unusual and this is definitely neither. I love this name and he is a definite character." Aug. 13, 2012: Report as inappropriate

  • "I'm the only one I've ever met with my name and people often mispronounce it as brady and spell it brodie" Aug. 2, 2012: Report as inappropriate

  • "Grandson due in June 2011 will be named Brody, he has strong Scott-Irish roots with an Irish last name. I love the way it rolls off the tongue. I envison a very athletic active boy/man with that name." Mar. 11, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "My 12 year old son's name is Brody. Even though I wasn't sure if I was having a girl or a boy at the time, it was the only name I liked and had ready when I went to the hospital. Good thing it was a boy! We call him Brody, Brod, Bubba, my husband calls him Brodyman sometimes... people seem to have fun with his name!" Nov. 1, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "Our boy is due in July and we've chosen Brody. We LOVE it. THought about spelling it Brodie, but think with a Y is better for a boy. I think Brodie for a girl is great too!" Feb. 19, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "We're expecting our first son in a few weeks and his name will be brody. We absolutely love the name and cannot wait to introduce him to his big sister brooke." Jan. 25, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son is 11 and his name is Brody. I couldn't imagine him by any other name. His friends and family call him Bro. Great name!" Jan. 6, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "I'm due in July with our first boy and we have been planning on naming him Brody...unfortunately since I found out I was expecting I have run into 3 different people who's dogs names are Brody!! It has really got me rethinking this name :(" Jan. 5, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "i have the name brody it means ditch but it is very original ; )" Nov. 20, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "I absolutely love the name Brody. It is my boyfriend's name and I love him too!" Nov. 12, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "I actually heard Brody from an actor that I was in love with (Adam Brody). About a year later I found out I was having a boy and I knew I wanted to name him Brody (not after Adam Brody, but just because I loved the name)." Feb. 15, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son's name is Brody and he was born in 2002. We loved this name because it is strong and unique. Not looking forward to a ton of people naming their little guys Brody, too." Nov. 9, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "I named my son Brody, he was born Oct. 2005. I have had many compliments on his name. I only know 1 other boy that was named this. We found this name in a baby book. Its different, but not weird." Oct. 30, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "This is the name I want for my son someday to pay honor to my Scottish heritage." Apr. 22, 2007: Report as inappropriate

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