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Pronunciation of Bret
How popular is the baby name Bret in the U.S.?
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Want to know about the popularity of the Bret baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 29,811 babies born with the name Bret in the United States. That's more than enough Brets to occupy the territory of Gibraltar (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 29,441 (as of July 1, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1926 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Bret" was in 1959 with a total of 1,839 babies. (That's a lot of baby Brets)
According to the 1960 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Bret" ranks #68 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Utah. Imagine that, 47 babies in Utah have the same name as you in 1960. Across the entire United States a total of 1,241 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?
Where is the name Bret popular?
Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations
Have you been wondering what does the name "Bret" mean? The list below shows the origins of Bret as well as things modernly associated with the name Bret such as celebrities named Bret.
Origin and Meaning of Bret
The name "Bret" is of French origin, and it means "Brit. A native of England: (Britain) or France: (Brittany)". It's a name commonly given to girls.
Bret Michaels is a singer-songwriter, musician, actor, and director specializing in glam metal, hard rock, country rock, and country music with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1983 to present. Bret was born in 1963 as Bret Michael Sychak in Butler, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Bret Harrison is an actor and musician with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1999 to present. Bret was born in 1982 as Bret Michael Harrison in Portland, Oregon, U.S.
Other Inspirations for the Name Bret
B is for bounce, your ability to renew.
R is for rely, everyone's trustworthy friend.
E is for expressive, not one to hold within.
T is for thoughtful, the caring you.
Your name in reverse order is "Terb". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Erbt". How do you pronounce that?
Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.
Past life for Bret born Nov 7, 1991
I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Portugal approximately on 900. Your profession was monk, bee-keeper, and lone gunman.
As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. The world is full of ill and lonely people. You should help those, who are less fortunate than you are.