Meaning and Origin of: Beckett

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First name origins & meanings:

  • Swedish : Brook

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Last name origin & meaning:

  • English : from a diminutive of Beck 3 or, more rarely, of Beck 1.
  • English : habitational name from places called Beckett in Berkshire and Devon. The former is named with Old English bēo ‘bee’ + cot ‘cottage’, ‘shelter’; the latter has as its first element the Old English personal name Bicca.
  • Possibly an Americanized spelling of French Béquet (see Bequette).

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