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Boy Names Starting with Bre-

Bre- baby names and what they mean, with 14 results. These boy names were at the top of their popularity in the year 1998 (usage of 0.64%) and have become much less common since (usage 0.18%, 72%), with names such as Brett becoming less trendy. Brentley (#642) is the most fashionable baby name here, while Breuer (top 6%) and Brehm (4%) are popular Bre- last names. Here is the list of Bre- names for girls.

Bre- names

Breck - Brexton

Derivative of Gaelic, Old English elements. "Freckled; gap." Brek is also a moderately popular baby name.

Root fr. Old English language. "Ridge with bracken." Popular as last name. Compare Breckinridge (upper 66%) with popular -ge surnames Blacklidge (upper 65%), Broadbridge (89%).

Breed, var. Breedlove
.. Possibly an occupational name to do .. Compare surnames Breid (upper 75%), Brend (62%).

Brendan and variantsBrendan, var. Breandan, Bren, Brendano, Brenden, Brendin, Brendyn, Brendon, Brennan1, Brennen1, Brennon1
Origin fr. Irish, Gaelic, Celtic words. "Prince." Brendan, Brenden, Brendon, Brendyn, Brennan, Brennen and Brennon are more common as birth names among these variant forms.

Var. of Brinley. Root fr. Old English word. "Burnt meadow." Brenly and Brenney are creative variations. See also Branley.

Form of Brandon. Origin fr. Old English language. "Broom, gorse hill." Brennan is commonly used as a baby name among the variant forms of Brandon. Gender-neutral name.

Brennan and variantsBrennan3, var. Brenan, Brenn, Brennen2, Brennin, Brennon2, Brenyn
Derived fr. Irish, Gaelic language. "Teardrop." Used frequently as baby names, Brenn, Brennan, etc. are similar to the familiar Bryan.

Brent and variantsBrent, var. Brendt, Brennt, Brentan1, Brenten1, Brentin1, Brently, Brentley, Brenton1, Brentt, Brentyn
Derived fr. Old English, Celtic languages. "Hill, mount." Adoption of Brent, Brennt, etc. as birth names in 2015 was down 7.1% compared to 2014.

Brenton and variantsBrenton2, var. Brentan2, Brenten2, Brentin2, Brentton, Brenttyn
Based on Old English. "Bryni's settlement." Brenton is prevalent (upper 75%) as a given name, while Brentan, Brenten, Brentin, Brentton and Brenttyn are rarely occurring.

Brett and variantsBrett, var. Bret, Breton, Brette, Bretton1
From Latin language. "From Britany or Britain." Brett and variants became less trendy last year, falling on average -17 rankings as children's names with Brett leading the decline.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Bre- names: Breck, Brendan, Brenden, Brendon, Brendyn

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Bre- names: Brennan, Brennen, Brennon, Brent, Brentley

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Bre- names: Brently, Brenton, Bret, Brett

Form of Britton. Source fr. Old English element. "From Britain." Uncommon, with the -tton suffix for Bretton, like Britton, Brentton. See also Brexton.

From Latin language. "Short, brief." Brevard is unusual as a masculine name, occurring often (upper 14%) as a surname.

Brewster, var. Brewer
Origin fr. Middle English word. "Brewer." Brewster and Brewer were not Top birth names in 2015.

Var. of Braxton. Based on Old English element. "Brock's town." Not in Top 2000.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for Bre- names for boys.

1. Breck - Brexton
Breck, Breckinridge, Breed [Breedlove], Brendan [Brendin, Brenden, Brendon, Brendyn, Brennen, Brennan, Brennon, Brendano, ..], Brinley [Brenley], Brandon [Brennan], Brennan [Brenn, Brenyn, Brenan, Brennin, Brennon, Brennen], Brent [Brentt, Brenten, Brentan, Brentin, Brently, Brenton, Brentyn, Brentley, ..], Brenton [Brentan, Brenten, Brentin, Brentton, Brenttyn], Brett [Bret, Breton, Brette, Bretton], Britton [Bretton], Brevard, Brewster [Brewer], Braxton [Brexton]

Usage comparison for Bre- names