Rhett name meaning

First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Rhett mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Rhett

User Submitted Origins


User Submitted Meanings

  1. A submission from Kansas, U.S. says the name Rhett means "Garden".
  2. According to a user from Colorado, U.S., the name Rhett is of Gaelic origin and means "Enthusiastic".
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International Interest
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Name of a South Carolina family, anglicized from Dutch de Raedt, from Middle Dutch raet (“advice”).

  1. An American surname​.
  2. A male given name transferred from the surname.

Notable Persons Named Rhett

Notable Persons Named Rhett

Rhett and Link

Rhett and Link is a youtube, television, film, stage (theatre), podcast, and stage. Their most notable accomplishments were from 2006 to present. Rhett was born on October 11th, 1977 in Buies Creek, North Carolina.

Rhett Akins

Rhett Akins is a country music musician. He has been prominent since 1992. Rhett was given the name Thomas Rhett Akins on October 13th, 1969.

Rhett Butler

Rhett Butler is a professional gambler, blockade runner, speculator, and speculation.

Rhett Reese

Rhett Reese is a film producer, screenwriter, and television producer. He was most prominent from 1992 to present. Rhett was born in United States.

Rhett Titus

Rhett was born on September 15th, 1987 in Forked River, New Jersey, United States. Rhett is also known as Titus and Everett Lawrence.

Rhett Miller

Rhett Miller is an alternative country musician. He plays Vocals, rhythm guitar, and Lead vocalist. He has been prominent since 1989. Rhett was given the name Stewart Ransom Miller II on September 6th, 1970 in Austin, Texas, United States.

  • Rhett Ellison
    Football Player
  • Rhett Bomar
    Football Player
  • Rhett Rakhshani
    Hockey Player
  • Rhett A. Hernandez
  • Rhett Allain
  • Rhett Brewer

Notable Persons With the Last Name Rhett

Notable Persons With the Last Name Rhett

Thomas Rhett

Thomas Rhett is a country music, country rock, bro-country, and contemporary r&b musician. His ongoing career started in 2010. Thomas was given the name Thomas Rhett Akins, Jr. on March 30th, 1990.

Alicia Rhett

Alicia Rhett was an actress, portrait painter, and portrait painting. She was most active from 1937 to 1941. Alicia was born on February 1st, 1915 in Savannah, Georgia. She passed away on January 3rd, 2014.

Robert Barnwell Rhett

Robert Barnwell Rhett was a plantations in the american south, politician, and media proprietor. Robert was born on December 21st, 1800 in Beaufort, South Carolina. He passed away on September 14th, 1876.

Errict Rhett

Errict Rhett is a football player. Errict was born on December 11th, 1970 in Pembroke Pines, Florida. Errict is also known as Rhett, Errict Undra; Rhett, and Errict U..

Michael Rhett

Michael was born on December 30th, 1956 in Harlem, New York, United States.

Cecily Rhett


Common last names for Rhett

Common first names for Rhett

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Rhett U.S.
  White 33.44% 64.26%
  African American 60.71% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.27% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.35% 16.26%

Of Last Name Rhett

People with the last name Rhett are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Rhett

  • How Popular is the name Rhett? Rhett is the 1,605th most popular name of all time. As a last name Rhett was the 26,422nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Rhett have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 23,142 babies born with the first name Rhett in the United States. That's more than enough people named Rhett to occupy the territory of Caribbean Netherlands (the Netherlands) with an estimated population of 21,133 (as of January 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Rhett? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1917 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Rhett first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Rhett is Thursday, October 2nd, 1873.
  • What year had the most people named Rhett born? The highest recorded use of the first name Rhett was in 2019 with a total of 2,378 babies. That's a lot of babies named Rhett!
  • Random Rhett Factoid: According to the 2016 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Rhett ranks 75th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Kansas. Imagine that, 55 babies in Kansas have the same name in 2016.
  • Weird things about the name Rhett: The name spelled backwards is Ttehr. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Trthe. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Rhett? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 924 people with the last name Rhett.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Rhett? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Rhett as their last name since less than 1 person in 323k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
  • Rhett name meaning

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