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Popularity
< 1k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Red

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Red Haired
  • #22118 All Time
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How popular is the name "Red" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
1888505
1890606
1906606
1909606
1911505
1913909
191411011
191515015
191613013
1917606
1918707
191913013
192012012
1922909
192312012
1924707
192516016
1926808
192711011
192813013
1929505
1931505
1932707
1933606
1934505
1950505
1952505
1963505
2001505
2007505
2009606
2013505
201411011

Want to know about the populiarty of Red? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 265 babies born with the name Red in the United States. That's more than enough Reds to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008). The name first appeared in the year 1888 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Red" was in 1925 with a total of 16 babies.

What does the name "Red" mean?

Red (English): Red Haired

The name "Red" is of English origin and it means "Red Haired". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls. There are 85 other names that are similar to this one.

R is for refreshing, the sparkling you.

E is for enchant, for enchant you will.

D is for dazzle, the sparkle of you.

Your name in reverse order is "Der". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Rde". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Celebrities named Red

Red Buttons

Red Buttons is an actor and comedian with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1935 to 2006. Red was born in 1919 as Aaron Chwatt in New York City, New York, U.S.

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Red Schoendienst

Red Schoendienst is a MLB player. Red was born in 1923 in Germantown, Illinois.

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Past life for Red born Sep 10, 2014

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Ontario approximately on 1300. Your profession was warrior, hunter, fisherman, and executor of sacrifices.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. You should develop your talent for love, happiness and enthusiasm and to distribute these feelings to all people.

Name poster for Red

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