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This is a horrible name, the only Brett I know is mean, rude, and spoiled rotten. The name reminds me of a bad haircut!
― Anonymous User  11/14/2005
I'm a Brett and I've known a few Brett's who were nice guys. Next time you want to flame someone's name why don't you write it in your diary and leave us poor Brett's alone.
montymaverick  1/18/2006
To the guy who said leave Brett's alone, this was his/her opinion! I also think Brett is a pretty ugly name. And for a girl, really really UGLY.
― Anonymous User  8/4/2007
Brett Butler is an actress/comedienne.
breakofday  12/9/2005
One of my biggest teenage heroes was Brett Anderson, singer in 90's britpop group Suede.
― Anonymous User  12/13/2005
Brett Favre is the quarterback for the Green Bay Packers.
rubberduckiiz2  1/9/2006
Brett is my husband's name. It's nice enough, but it has a really boring meaning (someone from Britain), and it's amazingly hard for people to understand over the phone! That final "t" sound just disappears, and he gets "Brad" a lot.
memomo  2/17/2006
The person who commented above that this name means someone from Britain is mistaken - it means someone from Brittany. Since my child is not an immigrant from Brittany I won't be naming him this! I hate other people's surnames as first names. And that goes for Mason, Tyler, etc.
― Anonymous User  12/22/2012
Nothing wrong with the name Brett at all. It has a nice sound to it.
― Anonymous User  4/26/2006
For some reason when I hear this name I think of barett, the thing you wear in your hair.
― Anonymous User  4/30/2006
It's my last name. It's okay. Nothing special. But sometimes people say Barette or something stupid and I have to say it like 10 times or spell it out for them to understand it. Haha, but what can you do right?
cutieX3piie  5/30/2006
I knew a girl in school named Brett.
Today1  8/5/2006
This is the name of a character in Hemingway's The Sun Also Rises.
jadelily  11/8/2006
This name is okay, not horrible but not great either. It's rather bland. I've never known it to be a unisex name. I've only known male Bretts.
Kitten  1/19/2007
Brett Somers (birth name Audrey) is an actress best known for her appearance as a panel regular on the 1970s game show Match Game. While she also appeared on shows such as The Odd Couple, Mary Tyler Moore, The Love Boat, and The Fugitive, Somers' risque back-and-forth with Charles Nelson Reilly and Richard Dawson is what most remember her for.
WeloveyouJesseLacey  5/22/2007
Brett Messerschmidt is the name of a character in Cecily von Ziegesar's series "The It Girl". In the book she refers to having the same name as the character in Hemingway's "The Sun Also Rises".
― Anonymous User  8/9/2007
Brett Scallions is the former lead singer of the rock band Fuel. This name is in my top 10 list of boys' names, also.
Brenna  12/27/2007
Brett Murphy played Ryan in Fever Pitch (a movie) and Edwin in the television series Hope and Faith.
BoiCrazii  12/28/2007
Brett Helquist is an American illustrator who illustrated Lemony Snicket's "Series of Unfortunate Events" and Blue Balliett's "Chasing Vermeer."
rory  2/1/2008
The people who use this name on girls probably have the misguided assumption that this name is pronounced just like Britt, which it sure isn't. Others may think it's cool and groundbreaking to use masculine names on girls, but this name isn't going to sound cool on a woman, especially if she is traditionally feminine and past the age of 27.
slight night shiver  4/20/2008
The birth of the world's first test tube quintuplets is recorded in London, England. Alan, Brett, Connor, Douglas and Edward are the names chosen by parents Linda and Bruce Jacobssen.
Patricia Underwood  5/28/2008
Okay for a boy, but please - DON'T use it on a girl. Awful, horrid name for a girl. I knew one in school that was constantly mistaken for a boy, got tormented by other children and absolutely hated it.
paintwolf  6/7/2008
I think it's sexy on a guy. Just on a chick, it sounds wierd.
Paris44  10/5/2008
This name is horrible for a girl.
number1212  12/17/2008
It's a great name for a boy born in winter, maybe because it reminds me of the children's author Jan Brett who wrote a lot of books that took place in a Scandinavian winter forest. It's a very simple name, I think I prefer it as a middle name, especially between two longer names. Jonathan Brett and Alexander Brett are two of my favorite combinations with this name.
bunnyfunny  2/8/2009
I like this name, but only on a guy. It seems to me a little like naming your daughter Michael. It's your kid (/puppy/character/stuffedpony), but it just seems strange on a girl.
welovejamesarness  4/16/2009
Brett Harris, founded "The Rebelution" with his brother, Alex Harris.
― Anonymous User  5/23/2009
I have a friend (girl) named Brett, but I still can't get used to it being on a girl. For me, Brett is a guy's name.
erb816  7/21/2009
For a guy, I don't like it at all, but for a girl, it's AWESOME! And I'm not just saying that because it's my best friend's name; I had that opinion even when I was a little girl when I first heart of Brett Butler.
DuskyJewel  11/21/2009
Awesome name for a boy, but I really don't like it for a girl. I mean, it is so masculine. Just leave this to the boys please!
CharlieRob  11/28/2009
This name is ugly and sounds like the name of a dumb jock. It sounds even worse on a girl. What about this name sounds remotely feminine?
bananarama  1/1/2010
Unisex? I don't see anything remotely feminine about the name Brett.
Hannah Ruth  2/22/2010
I've seen it used as a nickname for Bernadette.
IDK3000  5/2/2010
I like boyish sounding names for girls, but only if the girl is really girly. I know a girl named Brette and the name is adorable on her.
Liesl  8/27/2010
This is a cool name for a boy but never a girl.
― Anonymous User  10/6/2011
Brett seems like a strange name to me, it is the German word for board or plank.
― Anonymous User  1/28/2012
This name is wonderful! I would probably name a son this, but right now it gives me a mental picture of my future husband--dark, wavy hair, lovely green eyes, tan skin and impressive muscles (not that looks really matter when you're blind like me). The name Brett also makes me picture him with a fun, easy-going personality, with just a touch of cockiness; someone who is a blast to be around. I'd like to find a blind person someday who can actually attract someone as amazing as all this! (Haha. Sad face).
Sabella Authoress  8/28/2012
Honestly, I'd always known the name to be masculine, and was struck (and not in a negative way!) when I came across this used by a woman. For those were were making comments that it doesn't sound remotely feminine and therefore shouldn't be used in that way, it is actually a traditionally feminine name that just declined in popularity in girls and grew in boys, so it's mainly a societal thing that it doesn't sound "right" to be used as a feminine name. I never knew anyone named Brett, and so when I read The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway, the name seemed to fit the character of Lady Brett Ashley so perfectly, it made me fall in love with it and want to use it in the future.
― Anonymous User  7/16/2013
I agree I hate unisex names and names that are rightfully male but Brett will always be Genie Francis in North and south for me, I kinda like it. Can't really see it as a guy's name anymore.
adelissa  11/30/2013
My name is Brett and I'm a girl. I used to hate my name because people made fun of me and some people didn't believe me when I said that my name was Brett. But then people matured as I got older and I got lots of compliments and I started to like my name. I've only met one other girl with the name Brett and plenty of guys. Yeah it sounds like a guy's name, but I like it because it's unique. I've learned to embrace it as others should embrace their own names that they might not like.
― Anonymous User  8/4/2014
I think that Brett is a lovely name and that you need not base what you think of the name off of certain people.
MariahElizabeth  9/28/2014
Brett Mahoney, friend of Foggy Nelson in the Netflix 'Daredevil' series.
Feorsteorra  6/10/2015
Actor, Brett Dalton, best known for portraying Grant Ward on 'Agents of SHIELD'.
― Anonymous User  6/10/2015
I absolutely love the name Brett... boy or girl :)
.vivienne.  8/24/2015
I'll be honest, I haven't encountered many male Brett's I've enjoyed. The women bearers of this name however, one in particular, charms me to no end. For a woman to wear a name commonly ascribed to men takes strength and individuality. Personally, I love a good female Brett.
TheNightWriter  9/9/2015
My name is Brett! Love it. (I'm a woman).
WhoMe  11/2/2015
This seems like a trendy name that's no longer trendy... I never liked the sound of it. Matt and Brock are much stronger.
thenamer007  12/12/2015
Brett is a gentleman. However he always has a huge ego.
model 101  2/19/2016
Britt is also a form of Brett, but Britt sounds more like Brittany or Brittne.
Brett is better for males than Britt, and Britt is feminine.
Eileen1209864  5/8/2016
My best friend's name is Brett and I don't think it is ugly for a girl AT ALL.
Seala  6/6/2016
Brett Lee was a great Australian cricket player, he was the fastest bowler in the world and he also advertises for Weet-Bix. He is a national hero and a legend throughout the world (especially England, Pakistan, India, South Africa etc.) he was in a movie called UnIndian. He has a perfect middle part Mohawk with blond tips, and he now likes to commentate on cricket and has a kid.
Samantharex  12/20/2016
The name Brett was given to 332 boys born in the US in 2016.
98.8 percent of people with the first name Brett are male.
― Anonymous User  6/7/2017
Brett Patrick Dalton is an American actor. He is best known for playing Grant Ward and Hive in ABC's series Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Dalton graduated in 2001 from Westmont High School in Campbell, California, where he became interested in acting after auditioning for a production of One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest and where he was California Scholarship Federation President and Associated Student Body President. He played the lead in My Favorite Year. After studying at University of California, Berkeley for his undergraduate degree, Dalton received a Master of Fine Arts from Yale University in 2011. One of his Yale classmates was Oscar winner Lupita Nyong'o.
cutenose  11/4/2017

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