Meaning:beehive or bee cottage
This elegant baby name, derived from an English surname, comes from the Old English “beo” (bee) and “cot” (cottage), or beehive. First landing on the naming charts in 2006, It has distinguished namesakes in Archbishop of Canterbury Thomas Becket (one T) and Irish novelist/author Samuel Beckett. Fashion designer Stella McCartney and the Dixie Chicks’ Natalie Maines both gave the name to their sons.

Famous Becketts

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  • Samuel Beckett
    Novelist, Playwright, Poet

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Source: Social Security Administration

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