Origin of the name Brett
Brett, of Scottish Gaelic 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.
Name meaning of Brett
- A breton
- Name Number: 2
- Interpretation: Partnership, Sense, Other, Passive, Assistance, Acceptance, Intimacy, Peace
History and Related Information
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.
Popularity of the given name
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 934800 persons in the world having this name which is around 0.028% of the population.
The graph below represents the number of people who were given this name for each year since 1900 in the U.S.A.:
The name Brett has five characters. It means that it is relatively medium-length, compared to the other names in our database.
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