"from Brittany"

Brett Origin and Meaning

The name Brett is a boy's name of Celtic origin meaning "from Brittany".

Football great Brett Favre single-handedly kept this name in the limelight, though it continues to sink in popularity.

Brett originated in the Middle Ages as an ethnic name for one of the Bretons who arrived in Britain in the wake of the Norman Conquest.

# 915 in the US

Brett Rank in US Top 1000

# 1185 on Nameberry

Brett Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Brett Popularity

Famous People Named Brett

  • Brett Lorenzo FavreAmerican football player
  • Brett Andrew HullCanadian,American ice hockey player
  • Brett Michael GardnerAmerican baseball player
  • Brett Russell LawrieAmerican baseball player
  • Brett DierCanadian actor
  • Brett Patrick DaltonAmerican actor
  • Brett RatliffAmerican NFL football player
  • Brett LeeAustralian cricketer
  • Brett Lewis AndersonEnglish singer of band Suede
  • Brett ScallionsAmerican lead singer of band Fuel
  • Brett DavernAmerican actor
  • George Howard BrettAmerican baseball player

Brett in Pop Culture

  • Brett Montgomerycharacter in French,Canadian parody soap "Le coeur a ses raisons"
  • Brett William Talbotcharacter on MTV's "Teen Wolf"
  • Lord Brett Sinclaircharacter on TV's "The Persuaders!"
  • Brett Marcuscharacter on TV's best friends whenever