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What does Beckett mean?

Beckett Pronunciation of Beckett [beck-ett] as a boys' name (also used less commonly as girls' name Beckett) is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Beckett is "beehive or bee cottage". Probably an occupational name. May also be related to Beck.

Associated with: old english, cottage (home), occupational.


1 related form via Beck: Becker.

Creative forms:
(male) Bakett, Buckett, ..

(female) Becken, Beckta, ..

Middle name pairings:
Beckett Wade (B.W.), ..

How popular is Beckett?

Beckett is an uncommon given name for males but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#2916 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Beckett entered the list in 2001 and reached its apex position of #218 in the U.S. in the year 2015. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Beckett name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Beckett outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with similar and related boy names. The only other prominent related form of Beckett (#218 from current records) appearing in the Top 2000 is Beck (#1227 from current records). Adoption of these forms of Beckett was widespread among parents in 2015 (average #722). Beckett is the most trendy baby name here.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Beckett, Beck in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Beckett and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Barnett, Barrett, Bassett, Becher, Beckham, Benet, Benett, Bennet, Bennett, Berke, Bernet, Bernett, Birket (see Birkett), Birkett, Birkitt (see Birkett), Brett, Buckey, Burdett, Burket, Burkett, Burkitt, Burnett, Crockett, Gelett, Hackett, Hackitt (see Hackett), Hewett, Hewlett, Jerett, Jerrett, Kennett, Leggett, Merrett and Sennett. These names tend to be more frequently used than Beckett.

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