"from Brittany"

Breton Origin and Meaning

The name Breton is a boy's name of French origin meaning "from Brittany".

Breton is the term for the people and language of Brittany, a region of northern France with a distinct culture. Breton also might be thought of as a trendy modern invention, taking the midcentury surfer boy Bret or Brett and adding the current favorite boy's name ending -on and turning it into a name all its own. Bretton is a variation.

Breton in Pop Culture

  • Bretona human race with a small amount of Elven ancestry in 'The Elder Scrolls 'video game series.