What does Bret mean?
Associated with: britain (england).
(male) Breta, Buet, ..
(female) Brah, .. Middle name pairings:
Bret Saad (B.S.), ..
How popular is Bret?
Bret is a very popular first name for men (#507 out of 1220, Top 42%) and a slightly less popular surname for all people (#127186 out of 150436, Top 85%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Bret entered the list in 1950-1959 and reached its apex rank of #267 in the U.S. in the 1960s, but is not in the list currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source form and related boy names. Prominent alternative forms of Bret are Brett (#748 last year) and Britt. These relations of Bret were popular as birth names in the 1980s (usage of 0.26%) and have become significantly less conventional since (usage 0.02%, down 93%), with versions such as Bret becoming somewhat dated.
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Arnet, Barek, Baret, Barnet, Barret, Barrt, Bart▼, Bartt (see Bart), Bat, Ben▼, Benet, Bent, Bernet, Bernt, Bert▼, Bev, Biren, Birket (see Birkett), Boe, Boot, Brad▼, Brae, Bram, Bran, Brant, Bray, Breck, Breed, Bren, Brendt, Brenn, Brennt (see Brent), Brent▼, Brentt, Bri, Brien, Brik, Broc, Brod, Brok, Bron, Bruto, Brye, Bryen, Bryent, Bryn, Buel, Burket, Burnet, Burt▼, Burtt, Byren, Chet, Jet, Ornet and Piet. These names tend to be less commonly used than Bret.See names in meaning and etymology.