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

The name Breton is a boy's name of French origin meaning "from Brittany". Breton and is often added to lists like Charming Easter Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Names on NB that make you go WOW!".

From the experts:

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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Pop Culture References for the name Breton

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


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