"from Brittany"

Brett Origin and Meaning

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

One of a number of single-syllable unisex B-names, Brett was first spotted as a female name in Hemingway's The Sun Also Rises, via the dashing and seductive Lady Brett Ashley, who was a captivating enough character to offer naming inspiration. It combines a pleasingly brisk, executive air with a measure of femininity.

# 916 in the US

Brett Rank in US Top 1000

Famous People Named Brett

  • Brett Somers (born Audrey Dawn Johnston)American actress & comedienne
  • Brett ButlerAmerican actress & comedienne
  • Brett "Scottie" Rossiadult film actress
  • Brett Elizabeth AndersonAmerican rock singer of The Donnas

Brett in Pop Culture

  • Brett Ashleycharacter in Ernest Hemingway's The Sun Also Rises
  • Brett Main Hazardcharacter in North and South
  • Brett Eisenbergcharacter in movie "Suburban Girl"
  • Brett Lenore Messerschmidtcharacter in "The It Girl" series by Cecily von Ziegesar