US Popularity:333
Meaning:Beehive, bee cottage; Beak; Brooke, stream
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. Beckett may also have roots in the Middle English words bekke, meaning "brooke" or "stream," and beket, meaning "small beak." For a name that connects baby to different parts of the natural world, Beckett can give them plenty to write about.

Famous People Named Beckett

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  • Samuel Beckett
    Novelist, Playwright, Poet

Beckett Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Beckett is currently #396 on The Bump
Boy:Beckett is currently #294 on The Bump Boy Names
Girl:Beckett is currently #229 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Beckett is currently #333 in U.S. births
Boy:Beckett is currently #343 in U.S. births
Girl:Beckett is currently #3101 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2022
+ 31
from 2021
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