Meaning:Strife; Warlike people; Bear strength
Barrett is a gender-neutral name whose origin is difficult to pin down. Barrett may be an old surname from Middle English, meaning “strife,” or an Irish surname of Norman descent, meaning “bear strength” or “warlike people.” Some sources suggest it has French and German roots, too. Barrett first featured in the charts in the 1880s, not appearing again until 1954 for reasons as mysterious as its origins. However, Barrett has a noble sophistication that outshines any negativity and confusion. Regardless of its history, there’s no denying that Barrett carries a refined aura that will help baby go far in life.
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