Over the past 110 years, 26 701 boys have been named Bret. The name Bret ranks 624th in the United States among the most common names for boys. For the first time more than ten times newborns were named Bret in 1943. The peak of popularity of the name Bret came in the 1960s and 1970s. You can see absolute numbers and relative numbers on the chart. Indicators per 100K more accurately assess the popularity of the name.