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Bret

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Origin: French
Meaning: Native of Brittany

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Popularity Over Time: How Many Boys Have Been Named Bret

This chart illustrates how many Boys were named Bret in the U.S. since 1880.

A few facts about the boy's name Bret:

  • Records indicate that 28,254 boys in the United States have been named Bret since 1880.

  • The greatest number of people were given this name in 1959, when 1,839 people in the U.S. were given the name Bret. Those people are now 57 years old.

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    Comments about the name Bret

    86% Approval Rating
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      6 Positive Comments

  • "My son called Bret, but unfortunately I shall not know the name meanings Can you help a little" Jun. 28, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "this is like my best friends name and he totally fits it!" Dec. 31, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Brett and I am also a girl like a recent poster! Whenever I introduce myself while I'm out, I often have to repeat my name multiple times because people just can't seem to believe their ears and they always ask if that is really my name (umm why would i lie?) and if it is short for anything. I also tend to get stuff addressed to me as "Mr." Brett. It's weird, I actually like my name but I absolutely hate the unoriginal comments, which go along with having the name Brett, that I receive from people when meeting them for the first time!" Aug. 13, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "They often add the extra "t" at the end, although it's not so. Extremely annoying [for him, I guess]" May. 16, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "my best friends name and ittotally discribes him. hes funny smart and also has a great personality" Apr. 22, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "I hate it because people always assume that I'm a boy, but I'm a girl." Jun. 15, 2005: Report as inappropriate

      1 Negative Comment

  • "I know someone called bret and its a boy and he is well cute." Dec. 2, 2009: Report as inappropriate

      2 Neutral Comments

  • "My name is Brett--and I'm a girl--no one ever believes what they are hearing and usually call me Brit." May. 8, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "Everybody thinks there should be an extra 'T'. Not sure why. I've also had a hard time explaining it to people who's first language is not English. They think it's Brad, Bread, Brit, Fred... anything but Bret. I never thought it was too difficult, a four letter name with 1 verb and no silent letters or special 'rules'." Jul. 18, 2006: Report as inappropriate



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