Origin:British
Popularity:331
Meaning:beehive or bee cottage
Beckett is a gender-neutral name of British origin whose acclaim lies in the literary works of the esteemed Samuel Beckett. Prior to taking flight on the coattails of the modernist playwright, Beckett stood as a sanctuary to nature's most understated little creator. Derived from the Old English beo, meaning "bee," and cot, meaning "shelter," Beckett is often interpreted as "beehive." The home of the ardent workers whose sweet elixir is deemed worthy of the gods, it seems especially fitting that Beckett should find its stride as a synonym for creative genius.

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  • Samuel Beckett
    Novelist, Playwright, Poet

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