Braden Family History
Braden Name Meaning
Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Bradáin ‘descendant of Bradán’ a personal name meaning ‘salmon’. The Gaelic name was sometimes translated into English as Salmon or Fisher . English: perhaps a habitational name from Broadham in Singleton (Sussex) named with Old English brād ‘broad’ + hamm ‘water meadow’. English: alternatively it may be from Braydon Forest in Wiltshire recorded as Braden(e) Braddene Braddon Breden and Bredon in the medieval period.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press