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"BRADEN. Perhaps from Irish O'Braddln, descendant of Bradan, Englished Bradan and Bradden. Robert Braden in Renfrew and William Bredin in Foirhills were charged with opposing a new method of tanning, 1629 (RFC., 2. ser. m, p. 359). Elizabeth Braiding and two other daughters of Robert Braiding were heirs portioners of William Braiding of Litleclock, 1649 (Retours, Renfrew, 141). See MACBRADDEN. "(The surnames of Scotland. George Fraser Black, 1866-1948)


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Some Famous People with the surname of Braden

Wikipedia John Braden (April 18 1949 - May 22 2004), a native of Little Rock, Arkansas, was a writer, producer, and director of motion pictures and television programs, as well as a public advocate against drugs in the movie industry.
Wikipedia Bernard Chastey Braden (16 May 1916 ? 2 February 1993) was a Canadian-born English actor and comedian.
Wikipedia Anne McCarty Braden (July 28, 1924 ? March 6, 2006) was an American advocate of racial equality.
Wikipedia Kim Braden (born 1949) is an English actress.
Wikipedia George Braden (4 November 1949 -) was a politician from the Northwest Territories, Canada.
Wikipedia Bill Braden (born: 1954 Rosthern, Saskatchewan) is a politician and former news reporter in Northwest Territories, Canada and a sitting member of the Legislative Assembly of Northwest TerritoriesAfter graduating high school in 1972, Bill worked for a number of different news papers including the Edmonton Journal.
Wikipedia Thomas Wardell Braden (February 22, 1917 ? April 3, 2009) was an American journalist, best remembered as the author of "Eight is Enough", which spawned a popular television program, and as co-host of the CNN show "Crossfire".
Wikipedia Alison Braden (born November 26, 1982 in Calgary, Alberta) is a female water polo player from Canada.

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