Brett: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Brett

Brett

Pronunciation: BREHT (key)

Origin of the name Brett:

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.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

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Comments and insights on the name Brett: | Edit

My brother Brett was named in 1983 after baseball player George Brett. My mom didn't like George, but she liked Brett. I once read a really good book that had a Brett in it. He tried to eat the main character. Happy thoughts.

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My husband's name is Brett. I think it is very nice, strong, and well, sexy.

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Brett Anderson, musician
Brett Favre, NFL Quarterback
Brett Gardner, MLB Outfielder, New York Yankees

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