Usage: Brett, of Anglo-Saxon origin, is a very popular first name. It is more often used as a boy (male) name.
People having the name Brett are in general originating from Cayman Islands, France, Ireland, United Kingdom, United States of America.
The Growth number corresponding to this first name is 2.
The name Brett is ranked on the 311th position of the most used names. It means that this name is very frequently used.
We estimate that there are at least 2003300 persons in the world having this name which is around 0.028% of the population.
The name Brett has five characters. It means that it is relatively medium-length, compared to the other names in our database.
The graph below represents the number of people who were given the name Brett for each year since 1900 in the U.S.A.:
History and Origin
Brett derives from a Middle English surname meaning “a Breton”, referring to an inhabitant of Brittany. Brette can be a feminine name.
English: transferred use of the surname, which originated in the Middle Ages as an ethnic name for one of the Bretons who arrived in England in the wake of the Norman Conquest; it is most common in East Anglia, where Breton settlement was particularly concentrated. As a given name, it has enjoyed something of a vogue in the latter half of the 20th century.
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