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

Pop Culture References for the name Brett

Brett Ashley, character in Ernest Hemingway's The Sun Also Rises
Brett Main Hazard, character in North and South
Brett Eisenberg, character in movie "Suburban Girl"
Brett Lenore Messerschmidt, character in "The It Girl" series by Cecily von Ziegesar

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