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Origin: Cote D'Ivoire
Region Origin: Western Africa

Brodie is a masculine given name and a surname of Scottish origin, with its roots in the Gaelic or Pictish languages. The meaning of the name is uncertain, but it is thought to derive from the Gaelic word "brothaigh," meaning "rampart" or "brothach," meaning "mire". In Pictish origin, it could also mean "level piece of land," "a point," or "a spot". The origin of the name Brodie can be traced back to the ancient tribe of the Picts, who were believed to have lived in the Brodie lands in the barony of Moray, where the family once held territories granted to them by King Alexander III. The name has been used as both a given name and a surname in Scotland and the United States. In the United States, it has also appeared in a variation form as "Brody". The name Brodie has been popular in various cultures and languages, including Irish and Scottish, and can also have different meanings, such as "a little ridge," "a precipice," or "a brow" in Gaelic.

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