Boy name origins & meanings
- Swedish : Brook
Family name origins & meanings
- 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).