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Ranked #1386


Gender: Boy. Popularity for the Last 10 Years: 10 (Ranked #792).

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 elegant, born within you.

E is for elate, you make others happy.

D is for dazzle, the sparkle of you.

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

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 1929 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Reed" is not a popular baby boy's name in Idaho. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Idaho have the same name as you in 1929. Across the entire United States a total of only 111 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 gulf coast area? Search for the name to check your answer!

Past life for Reed born Jan 9, 1953

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 Southern China approximately on 1225. Your profession was shepherd, horseman, and forester.

You were a revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere - politics, business, religion, housekeeping. You could have been a leader. You are bound to solve problems regarding pollution of environment, recycling, misuse of raw materials, elimination of radioactivity by all means including psychological methods.

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