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Brett - Meaning of Brett

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[ 1 syll. bret(t), br-e-tt ] The baby girl name Brett is also used as a boy name, with the latter form being far more popular. It is pronounced BRehT †. Brett's origin is Old English, and its use, English. The name Brett means 'breton'. It represents the transferred use of the geographic name and the surname as a given name. See Brett for more information.

In addition, Brett is a diminutive of the English Brittany.

Brett has 11 forms. Forms of the name include Bret, Breta, Bretta, Brette, Bretton, Brit, Brita, Brite, Briton, Britta, and Britte.

See also the related categories, breton and geographic.

Brett is uncommon as a baby girl name. At the height of its usage in 1986, 0.009% of baby girls were named Brett. It had a ranking of #916 then. The baby name has seen a drop in frequency since then, and is currently used only on a very modest scale. Within the family of girl names directly related to Brett, Brittany was the most widely used in 2018. Brett has in the last century been mainly given to boys. There were 26 times more boys than girls who were named Brett in 1986.

Baby names that sound like Brett include Bret, Brette, Barete, Baridë, Berte, Berth, Berthe, Birde, Birte, Birthe, Braeth, Braethe, Braith, Braithe, Brayth, Braythe, Breight, Bride, Bright, and Brit.

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

A famous person named Brett is Brett Somers, Actress, born Audrey Johnston 11 July 1924 - 15 September 2007, New Brunswick, Canada.


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