The name Brett ranked 198th in popularity for males of all ages in a sample of 2000-2003 Social Security Administration statistics and 204th in popularity for males of all ages in a sample of the 1990 US Census.
This name first made its appearance on state popularity lists of the 1990s, and has been trending upward in usage ever since.
The name Brett ranked 3142nd in popularity for females of all ages in a sample of the 1990 US Census.
Though this name appears on the 1990 U.S. Census lists, it is used by only a small percentage of the general population.
Brittany did not appear on English name lists until the 18th century. It was probably created from the Latin name for the personification of Great Britian seen on coins and monuments and celebrated in the nationalistic anthem ''Rule Britannia.''
Two of Bridget's nicknames, Britt and Britta, might have been additional influences on the formation of this name.