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Barrett - Meaning of Barrett

What does Barrett mean?

Meaning of the name BarrettBernardBaretBernieBarrettaBarneyBarittBerrettBarretBarnieBernardoBarrittBarryBarrattBarettBaretteBaritBernhardBarreyBarytBarBaratBarretteBarrat

[ 2 syll. bar-ret(t), ba-rre-tt ] The baby boy name Barrett is sometimes used as a girl name. It is pronounced as BAA-RehT or BEHR-RehT †.

1: Barrett is used predominantly in the English language and it is derived from Middle English origins. It is from the element 'baret' meaning dispute, argument. The first name is derived from the surname, which is of obscure origin. It could be from Middle English or Old French.

Barrett has 16 variants. Variants include Bar, Barat, Barett, Barette, Barit, Baritt, Barretta, Barrette, Barrey, Barritt, Baryt, and Berrett. The variant spellings Baret, Barrat, Barratt, and Barret are other English forms.

2: Barrett's language of origin is Old French. It is derived from the element 'barette' which means cap, bonnet.

In addition, Barrett is a variant (English) of the name Bernard (Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, and Polish).

See also the related categories, obscure and french.

Barrett is popular as a baby name for boys, and it is also viewed as trendy. The name's popularity has been growing since the 1950s. Its usage peaked recently in 2017 with 0.082% of baby boys being given the name Barrett. Its ranking then was #234. Among all boy names in its group, Barrett was the most widely used in 2017.

Baby names that sound like Barrett include Baret, Barett, Barette, Barret, Baerde, Barat, Bardhi, Bardo, Bardoe, Bardot, Bardou, Bardy, Barit, Baritt, Barrat, Barrette, Barritt, Bartho, Bartie, and Barto.

† Pronunciation for Barrett: B as in "be (B.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)"

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