Bradley Name Meaning & Origin

Bradley

Pronunciation: BRAD-lee (key)

Origin of the name Bradley:

Transferred use of the surname originating from English place-names derived from the Old English elements brad (broad) and lēah (wood, clearing, meadow, enclosure): hence, “dweller at the broad wood.” Short: Brad.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

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Brad, Bradford, Bradly

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