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in 2010

Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Bretta

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Alt. Meaning

B is for bestow, as you give so much.

R is for refreshing, the sparkling you.

E is for empathy, and your consideration for the feelings of others

T is for treasure, that of your friendship.

T is for traditional, somewhat old fashioned.

A is for athleticism, embrace the competitor within

Notable Persons With the Last Name Bretta

Notable Persons With the Last Name Bretta

Lawrence Francis Bretta

Lawrence Francis Bretta was a Member of the, from the 24th Middlesex District, Chairman of the, Somerville School Committee, Mayor of Somerville, Massachusetts House of Representatives, SomervilleSchool Committee, List of mayors of Somerville, and Massachusetts. Lawrence was born on January 12th, 1928 in Somerville, Massachusetts. He died on September 2nd, 2006.


Fun Facts about the name Bretta

  • How Popular is the name Bretta? Bretta is the 18,686th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Bretta have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 419 babies born with the first name Bretta in the United States. That's more than enough people named Bretta to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Bretta? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1950 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Bretta first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Bretta is Thursday, November 24th, 1881.
  • What year had the most people named Bretta born? The highest recorded use of the first name Bretta was in 1970 with a total of 20 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Bretta: The name spelled backwards is Atterb. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Ebattr. How do you pronounce that?
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