Spelling variation of Brett
"from Brittany"

Bret Origin and Meaning

The name Bret is a boy's name .

There are 15 times as many baby boys named Brett than Bret, but this sleeker version is used and has some merits, namely, being sleeker.

# 950 in the US

Bret Rank in US Top 1000

Famous People Named Bret

  • (William) Bret BaierAmerican TV news anchor
  • Bret Peter Tarrant McKenzieNew Zealand musician/comedian of duo Flight of the Conchords
  • Bret Sergeant HartCanadian wrestler
  • Bret Easton EllisAmerican novelist
  • Bret Michaels (born Bret Michael Sychak)American singer of band Poison
  • Bret William SaberhagenAmerican retired professional baseball pitcher
  • Bret Robert BooneAmerican baseball player
  • (Francis) Bret HarteAmerican fiction writer and poet
  • Bret Michael HedicanAmerican ice hockey player
  • Bret Anthony JohnstonAmerican novelist
  • Bret Michael HarrisonAmerican actor
  • Bret James LoehrAmerican actor
  • Bret MorrisonAmerican actor

Bret in Pop Culture

  • Bret Maverickmain character on TV's "Maverick"
  • Bret Leathercharacter in the comic book series Planetary
  • Bret Rensselaercharacter in several spy novels by Len Deighton
  • Bret Marcuscharacter on TV's "Best Friends Whenever"