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Bret (girl)

What does Bret mean?

Bret Pronunciation of Bret as a name for girls (also used as boys' name Bret) is of Latin derivation, and the name Bret means "from Britany or Britain; from Brittany or Britain". Bret is a version of Brett (Latin): family name used as given name. Bret is also a form of Brittany (Latin).


ASSOCIATED WITH britain (england)


VARIANTS Britte, Britt, Brit, Brette

OTHER FORMS VIA BRETT, BRITTANY Bibi, Bretny, Bretta, Britni, Britny, Briton, Britta, Britty, Brityn, Brytni, Bryton




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How popular is Bret?

Bret is a rare given name for women but a somewhat popular last name for both adults and children (#127186 out of 150436, Top 85%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

Popular alternative forms of Bret (UNLISTED) are Brett, Britni, Britny, Britt, Britta and Brittany (#879 A YEAR AGO). These relations of Bret were at the top of their popularity 3 decades ago (ADOPTION OF 1.97%) and are now significantly less conventional (ADOPTION 0.02%, 99% LESS), with forms like Britny becoming less in vogue. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Brett, Britni, Britny, Britt, Britta, Brittany in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Bret is pronounced similarly to Briet, Briette and Bright. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Anet, Arlet, Bat, Bea, Bee, Beea, Bel, Bep, Beret, Berett, Berget, Berit, Bert, Bet, Beta, Beth, Bets, Bett, Bev, Birget, Bit, Brea, Breah, Breck, Breda, Bree, Breea, Breen, Brei, Bren, Brenn, Bri, Bria, Brid, Brie, Brier, Brieta, Briget, Brijet, Brita, Brya, Bryget, Bryjet, Bryn, Burnet, Byrget, Pet and Riet. These names tend to be more commonly used than Bret.

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