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since 1880

Red

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Red Haired
  • #22252 All Time
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How popular is the baby name Red in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1888 5 0 5
1890 6 0 6
1906 6 0 6
1909 6 0 6
1911 5 0 5
1913 9 0 9
1914 11 0 11
1915 15 0 15
1916 13 0 13
1917 6 0 6
1918 7 0 7
1919 13 0 13
1920 12 0 12
1922 9 0 9
1923 12 0 12
1924 7 0 7
1925 16 0 16
1926 8 0 8
1927 11 0 11
1928 13 0 13
1929 5 0 5
1931 5 0 5
1932 7 0 7
1933 6 0 6
1934 5 0 5
1950 5 0 5
1952 5 0 5
1963 5 0 5
2001 5 0 5
2007 5 0 5
2009 6 0 6
2013 5 0 5
2014 11 0 11
2015 6 0 6

Want to know about the popularity of the Red baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 271 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 was first given to 5 or more babies 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.

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Red" mean? The list below shows the origins of Red as well as things modernly associated with the name Red such as celebrities named Red.

Origin and Meaning of Red

The name "Red" is of English origin, and it means "Red Haired". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

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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Other Inspirations for the Name Red

Red Door Spa
Red Hot And Blue
Red Lobster
Red Robin
Red Robin Menu
Red Hen Dc
Red Sox
Red Top Cab
Red Vs Blue

Alternative Meanings

R is for rational, the way you think.

E is for enchant, for enchant you will.

D is for dashing, the romantic you!

Your name in reverse order is "Der". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Dre". 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.

Past life for Red born May 26, 1941

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Western Russia approximately on 450. Your profession was librarian, priest, and keeper of tribal relics.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. You fulfill your lesson by helping old folks and children. You came to that life to learn to care about weak and helpless.

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