Name: Barrett

Origin and Meaning of the Name Barrett

  • Meaning:
    Bear-brave
  • Origin:
  • Meaning:
    Bear-brave
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (BAH ret); (BARE ret)
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Miscellaneous Info for Barrett

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    From the Germanic element 'ber' (bear), from Middle English 'barrette' (troubl, strife) or from the Old French 'barette' (cap). Now mainly in use as a surname.

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