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The name Brad is of English origin, and is a diminutive form of Bradford or Bradley.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Brad has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Brad
Use of the Name Brad for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
80,775 73,994 19,137 3,053 1,207 425 211
The table below indicates the number of times the name Brad has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Brad
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
18809285  
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18878346  
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194284260  
194382564  
194476167  
194571273  
1946505163  
1947440231  
1948413268  
1949384307  
1950321456  
1951272617  
1952212968  
19531641,645  
19541541,851  
19551531,873  
19561422,254  
19571522,193  
19581502,263  
19591492,344  
19601342,650  
19611412,498  
19621582,075  
19631462,278  
19641432,275  
19651472,087  
19661491,902  
19671551,765  
19681591,707  
19691452,110  
19701392,325  
19711392,164  
19721491,747  
19731371,878  
19741052,481  
1975982,599  
19761072,436  
19771062,519  
19781232,102  
19791152,332  
19801162,368  
19811431,953  
19821621,687  
19831751,468  
19841951,237  
19852101,141  
19862171,099  
19872281,027  
1988276833  
1989319747  
1990362650  
1991401566  
1992462470  
1993462456  
1994516382  
1995513397  
1996499418  
1997520388  
1998580337  
1999603306  
2000631289  
2001682263  
2002748230  
2003804214  
2004827211  
Totals:  80,775 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Brad as a boy's name nearly 100% of the time and hardly ever as a girl's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Brad appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 65 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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