Gender: Male Meaning of Breton: "from Brittany" Origin of Breton: French

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.

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Yessica Says:


Sounds like Brendan with a soft British accent.

CocoWhite Says:


Sounds very British to me.

scgogirl Says:


it might be trendy sounding but i kinda like it