Beckett Name Meaning & Origin

Beckett

Pronunciation: BEH-kit (key)

Origin of the name Beckett:

Transferred use of the English surname meaning “dweller near the brook.” Var: Beckitt.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

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Nicknames for Beckett

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Beckster
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Meanings and history of the name Beckett

Beckett is an Old English name meaning beehive. It comes from words beo cot which literally mean "bee cottage".

Famous real-life people named Beckett

Samuel Beckett
Thomas Beckett
Josh Beckett (baseball player)
Son of Conan O'Brien
Beckett Robert Lee Willis (b. 2008), son of English fashion designer Stella McCartney and British publisher Alasdhair Willis
Beckett Edward Packham (b. 2009), son of American actress, voice artist, and comedian Nicole Sullivan
Beckett Richard Phelps (b. 2018), son of American retired competitive swimmer Michael Phelps, brother to Boomer Robert

Beckett in song, story & screen

Beckett Fowl, one of the little brothers in Artemis Fowl
Kate Beckett, a character from the TV show, Castle
Beckett and the Panda-monium by Veronica Vasylenko, Cynthia Platt (Children's book about a hungry Panda)
Character from book, There You'll Find Me by Thomas Nelson

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