Gender / Sex: boy (Bret's also a girl name)
Meaning: from Britanny or Britain
Sounds Like: Baret, Brit
Similar Names: Bren, Brent
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 507
Bret \b-ret\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Bret), is a variant of Brett (Latin), and the meaning of Bret is "from Britanny or Britain".
The baby name Bret sounds like Baret and Brit. Other similar baby names are Bren and Brent.
Bret is a very popular first name for men (#507 out of 1220) but an uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)