First name origin & meaning:
Old English: Broad meadow
First name variations: Brad, Bradford, Brady, Braid, Braddlea, Braddlee, Braddleigh, Braddli, Braddlie, Braddly, Bradleigh, Bradlie, Braddley, Bradlay
Last name origins & meanings:
- English: habitational name from any of the many places
throughout England named Bradley, from Old English brād
‘broad’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’.
- Scottish: habitational name from Braidlie in Roxburghshire.
(Ulster): adopted as an English equivalent of Gaelic Ó
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