Boy name origins & meanings
- English: Homestead by the stream
What does Beckham mean and stand for?
The name Beckham is a surname that was derived from a place name meaning "Becca's homestead."
Family name origins & meanings
- English : habitational name from a place in Norfolk named Beckham, from the Old English byname Becca (see Beck 4) + Old English hām ‘homestead’.
Famous people with this last name
What Does the Name Beckham Mean?
Originally a surname (think David and Victoria Beckham), Beckham has become a popular given name. It is a gender-neutral name of English origin and means "homestead by the stream."
How Popular is the Name Beckham?
Beckham is the number 222 most popular boys name in the US, according to 2021 Social Security Administration data. It appeared on the SSA charts in 2009 and has since dramatically increased in popularity. The name jumps at least 20 ranks each year.
However, it is the 2nd most popular name on FamilyEducation.com.
Popularity of the Name Beckham in the United States
According to Google search data analysis, in the last five years Beckham was at its peak popularity in November 2021.
Beckham was searched for most often in the following states:
- New Jersey
- New York
Famous People Named Beckham and Beckham in Pop Culture
Newly adopted as a given name, Beckham has perhaps gained popularity thanks to David Beckham and the hit movie Bend it Like Beckham. Many celebrities, such as singer Bobby Bare Jr., singer Carmen Rasmusen Herbert and Bradley Herbert, and sports journalist and TV commentator Michael Holley, have jumped on the trend, choosing the name for their sons.