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in the U.S.
since 1880


Gender: Boy. Ranked #1386 most popular

What does the name "Reed" mean?

Reed (English): A Reed or Red Haired

The name "Reed" is of English origin and it means "A Reed or Red Haired". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls. There are 6 other names that are similar to this one.

R is for rational, the way you think.

E is for excellence, your passion, your drive.

E is for enchant, for enchant you will.

D is for desire, your thoughts do aspire.

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

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How popular is the name "Reed" in the U.S.?


Want to know about the populiarty of Reed? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 27,743 babies born with the name Reed in the United States. That's more than enough Reeds to occupy the territory of British Virgin Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 24,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name first appeared in the year 1881 when it was given to 8 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Reed" was in 2014 with a total of 1,087 babies. (That's a lot of baby Reeds)

According to the 1997 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Reed" is not a popular baby boy's name in Missouri. Imagine that, only 20 babies in Missouri have the same name as you in 1997. Across the entire United States a total of only 533 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

Where is the name Reed popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Reed in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the south east? Search for the name to check your answer!

Past life for Reed born Jan 20, 1988

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 Africa approximately on 925. Your profession was medicine man, surgeon, and herbalist.

As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Your lesson - to combat violence and disharmony in our world, to understand its roots and origins. All global problems have similar origins.

Here's something for you to ponder on...

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