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  • Means near a small stream or river
  • Commonly used as a last name
  • Famous for playwright Samuel Beckett, and his fictional namesake, Dr Sam Beckett on the TV series Quantum Leap
  • Often shortened to Beck

History of the name Beckett

Beck, in the Anglo-Saxon language, meant a small stream or rivulet, from the Norse beckr or Danish boec

Head (meaning the upper end) frequently becomes ett. Becket, therefore, is atte beck-head, from a residence at the commencement of the beck.

Thomas who lived near such a stream was popularly known as “Thomas at the becket,” and thus may be accounted for the surnames Beck and Beckett.



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