Meaning and name origin
Rhett \r-hett, rhe-tt\ as a boy's name is pronounced ret. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Rhett is "speaker". Also variant of Rhys. Rhett is most familiar as the hero of Margaret Mitchell's "Gone With the Wind".
There is 1 feminine form of Rhett: Rhetta.
Rhett is a somewhat popular first name for males (#1112 out of 1220, Top 91%) and an even more popular surname or last name for all people (#21290 out of 88799, Top 24%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Rhett for boys (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Rhett and related names. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Rhett (#338) and Rhys (#483). (2014 statistics).