Bret: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Bret

Bret

Pronunciation: BREHT (key)

Origin of the name Bret:

Transferred use of the English surname derived from the Old French Bret (a Breton), an ethnic name for a native of Brittany. Var: Bret, Brit, Britt.

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Bee, Bretty, Bret-o.

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Bret McKenzie, from Flight of the Conchords.
Bret Hart, former professional wrestler (b. Calgary, Alberta, Canada 7/2/57)
Bret Baier, journalist and anchor for FOX News

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