Infographic of Barrett name meaning, which is An English name, Barrett is a name of great tenacity, meaning quarrelsome.
Ask your friends & family about Barrett…

Barrett Name Popularity

How popular is the name Barrett? Here’s everything we know.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 0 0%
1911 0 0%
1912 0 0%
1913 0 0%
1914 0 0%
1915 0 0%
1916 0 0%
1917 0 0%
1918 0 0%
1919 0 0%
1920 0 0%
1921 0 0%
1922 0 0%
1923 0 0%
1924 0 0%
1925 0 0%
1926 0 0%
1927 0 0%
1928 0 0%
1929 0 0%
1930 0 0%
1931 0 0%
1932 1,498 5 0.0005%
1933 0 0%
1934 0 0%
1935 0 0%
1936 0 0%
1937 0 0%
1938 1,235 6 0.0006%
1939 0 0%
1940 1,327 5 0.0005%
1941 0 0%
1942 1,372 5 0.0004%
1943 927 20 0.0015%
1944 1,201 7 0.0006%
1945 978 14 0.0011%
1946 1,091 12 0.0008%
1947 0 0%
1948 1,314 7 0.0004%
1949 0 0%
1950 1,350 6 0.0004%
1951 1,437 5 0.0003%
1952 1,218 10 0.0006%
1953 1,132 13 0.0007%
1954 1,005 21 0.0011%
1955 931 28 0.0015%
1956 1,061 18 0.001%
1957 1,070 18 0.0009%
1958 919 30 0.0016%
1959 1,075 19 0.001%
1960 1,055 20 0.0011%
1961 871 39 0.0021%
1962 840 40 0.0022%
1963 798 49 0.0027%
1964 900 34 0.0019%
1965 869 34 0.0021%
1966 955 23 0.0015%
1967 894 29 0.0019%
1968 856 35 0.0023%
1969 761 60 0.0039%
1970 874 46 0.0029%
1971 752 73 0.0049%
1972 727 75 0.0055%
1973 760 66 0.0051%
1974 798 59 0.0045%
1975 691 95 0.0074%
1976 699 91 0.0071%
1977 756 76 0.0056%
1978 755 81 0.006%
1979 645 126 0.0089%
1980 687 112 0.0077%
1981 500 235 0.016%
1982 547 198 0.0132%
1983 582 163 0.011%
1984 634 132 0.0089%
1985 596 167 0.011%
1986 654 142 0.0094%
1987 657 146 0.0096%
1988 646 166 0.0107%
1989 748 125 0.0077%
1990 698 161 0.0097%
1991 820 107 0.0066%
1992 961 78 0.0049%
1993 817 117 0.0075%
1994 952 84 0.0055%
1995 859 108 0.0072%
1996 976 81 0.0054%
1997 1,045 75 0.0051%
1998 1,056 76 0.0051%
1999 900 117 0.0078%
2000 1,045 91 0.006%
2001 913 123 0.0082%
2002 1,008 104 0.0069%
2003 875 144 0.0095%
2004 839 160 0.0105%
2005 711 238 0.0156%
2006 753 230 0.0147%
2007 656 322 0.0204%
2008 609 366 0.0237%
2009 556 433 0.029%
2010 532 438 0.0304%
2011 422 607 0.0426%
2012 374 770 0.054%
2013 351 858 0.0603%
2014 338 941 0.0646%
2015 308 1,126 0.0774%
2016 259 1,362 0.0945%
2017 233 1,589 0.1139%
2018 212 1,787 0.1301%
2019 206 1,845 0.1363%

Alaska (AK)

Alabama (AL)

Arkansas (AR)

Arizona (AZ)

California (CA)

Colorado (CO)

Connecticut (CT)

District of Columbia (DC)

Florida (FL)

Georgia (GA)

Iowa (IA)

Idaho (ID)

Illinois (IL)

Indiana (IN)

Kansas (KS)

Kentucky (KY)

Louisiana (LA)

Massachusetts (MA)

Maryland (MD)

Maine (ME)

Michigan (MI)

Minnesota (MN)

Missouri (MO)

Mississippi (MS)

Montana (MT)

North Carolina (NC)

North Dakota (ND)

Nebraska (NE)

New Hampshire (NH)

New Jersey (NJ)

New Mexico (NM)

Nevada (NV)

New York (NY)

Ohio (OH)

Oklahoma (OK)

Oregon (OR)

Pennsylvania (PA)

South Carolina (SC)

South Dakota (SD)

Tennessee (TN)

Texas (TX)

Utah (UT)

Virginia (VA)

Washington (WA)

Wisconsin (WI)

West Virginia (WV)

Wyoming (WY)

Data via SSA.gov.


Names Like Barrett

If you like Barrett, you’ll love these other names like Barrett.


What names are variants of Barrett?

Mix it up with these names that are a variation of the name Barrett.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Baret
Barrat
Barratt
Barret

“He who wears a hood,” from the Latin birrus, a hood.

Barrette
Barrey

Fair-haired

Irish

Barrie

Burned clearing; fair-haired

Irish

Barry

Fair-haired

Irish


What names sound like Barrett?

If you like how Barrett sounds, you might also like these names that sound like Barrett.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Barrt
Bartt

Son of Talmai (the farmer)

Aramaic

Brett

From Britanny or Britain

Latin


Lists With Barrett

Find inspiration in these baby boy name lists featuring the name Barrett.


Siblings of Barrett

Mamas with kids named Barrett also have kids with these names.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
McKenna

Son of Cionaodh

Gaelic

Teagan

Little Poet

Irish

Griffin

Strong in faith

Welsh

Brynn

Hilled area

Welsh

Cadence

With rhythm

Latin

Blythe

Blithe, cheerful, carefree

English

8 Comments

  1. Loved that it shortens to Bear. We just really liked the name. It’s unique for a first name but easy to pronounce.

  2. Strong name

  3. Named after a friend

  4. It was the only name we could agree upon. We liked how it was unique, but not weird, had good nickname potential, and is relatively easy to spell and pronounce.

    We are finding that you really have to annunciate when introducing him, otherwise people think it’s “Baron“. Overall though, I love his name. We call him Bear and Barry.

  5. I love that the name is strong and classic-sounding but not trendy or made up.
    I love its meaning: brave as a bear.

  6. My husband wanted to name our son Bear and I vetoed that immediately. We kept throwing around other names but my husband suggested Barrett and could call him Bear as a nickname. He ended up turning down all my name suggestions and we both agreed on only one name- Barrett. I was ok with Bear being the nickname as long as nobody ever called him Barry! Now it’s perfect for my son and I’m so in love with the name.

  7. Barrett is a family last name, and grandfathers middle name. It’s unique, but not hard to pronounce or spell.

  8. We love that Barrett means strength of a Bear and is German because our surname is (Dutch but) German sounding. We liked that there were no real nicknames (or so we thought) but Bear is a pet name at home. I also like that it is a less common name.


Share your thoughts on the name Barrett

Your email address will not be published. All fields are required *

*