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The name Brett is of Middle English origin, and means an inhabitant of Brittany.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Brett has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Brett
Use of the Name Brett for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
148,359 146,551 85,994 25,425 9,360 3,153 1,547
The table below indicates the number of times the name Brett has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Brett first appeared in the top thousand boy or girl names during 1946, which is the first year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Brett
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
194695549  
194770596  
1948568138  
1949567140  
1950450214  
1951452221  
1952441254  
1953436265  
1954343431  
1955341466  
1956378393  
1957288659  
19581552,126  
19591542,221  
19601512,318  
19611592,063  
19621412,494  
19631292,610  
19641292,547  
19651322,346  
19661182,571  
19671112,793  
19681052,897  
1969953,181  
1970993,363  
1971913,349  
1972803,504  
1973883,023  
1974952,671  
1975932,770  
19761092,415  
19771092,484  
19781112,300  
1979982,993  
1980963,125  
1981793,770  
1982724,017  
1983733,970  
1984724,092  
1985704,318  
1986694,720915175
1987714,433  
1988734,368  
1989814,413  
1990844,397  
1991884,147  
1992973,822  
19931023,543  
19941073,434  
19951063,565  
19961103,575  
19971163,268  
19981332,885  
19991372,772  
20001632,380  
20011881,960  
20021981,867  
20032171,606  
20042221,547  
Totals:  148,359 175

During the last 125 years, parents have used Brett as a boy's name about 99% of the time and less frequently (about 0% of the time) as a girl's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Brett appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 59 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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