Gender: Male Origin of Bassett: English, originally a nickname for a short person

The name Bassett is a boy's name of English origin. Bassett and discussed in our forums with posts like "What is your pet's full name?".

From the experts:

Nothing but a hound dog.

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TiffanyS Says:


I also think of Pop Bassett from P.G. Wodehouse's books. But, I think it can work as a name. The meaning is unfortunate. But consider, Beckett works; Barrett works. Why not Bassett?

LadyVanRaven Says:


I have to agree with Nameberry. First thing that popped in my mind when I saw this name was "hound".