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< 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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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

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 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.

English

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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Alternative Meanings

R is for reasonable, your understanding way.

E is for extra, those little things you do!

D is for delight, a surprise from within.

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.

Past life for Red born Jul 27, 2009

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 Sumatra approximately on 1350. Your profession was artist, magician, and fortune teller.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. The timid, lonely and self-confident people are everywhere, and your problem - to overcome these tendencies in yourself and then to help other people.

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