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Gender: F Meaning of Brett: "from Brittany" Origin of Brett: Celtic

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.

Famous People Named Brett

Brett Somers, American actress & comedienne (born Audrey Johnston)
Brett Butler, American actress & comedienne
Brett "Scottie" Rossi, adult film star

Pop Culture References for the name Brett

Lady Brett Ashley, Hemingway heroine
Brett Main Hazard from the civil war mini-series North and South
Brett Eisenberg, from movie "Suburban Girl"
Brett Lenore Messerschmidt, character in "The It Girl" series by Cecily von Ziegesar

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