Beckett Family History
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Beckett Name 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 beo ‘bee’ + cot ‘cottage’, ‘shelter’; the latter has as its first element the Old English personal name Bicca. This surname is also found in Ireland. Possibly an Americanized spelling of French Béquet (see Bequette).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Duckett, Baskett, Brockett, Bickett, Burkett, Hackett, Pickett