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in the U.S.
since 1880


Gender: Neutral. Ranked #1097 most popular

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19k Reece (English)
7k Rhys (Welsh)

What does the name "Reese" mean?

Reese (Welsh): Running

The name "Reese" is of Welsh origin and it means "Running". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

R is for relish, you seek a challenge.

E is for endear, all those you touch.

E is for elate, you make others happy.

S is for sensible, the practical side.

E is for elate, you make others happy.

Your name in reverse order is "Eseer". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Sreee". 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 "Reese" in the U.S.?


Want to know about the populiarty of Reese? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 40,609 babies born with the name Reese in the United States. That's more than enough Reeses to occupy the territory of Sint Maarten (the Netherlands) with an estimated population of 37,429 (as of January 1, 2010). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Reese" was in 2012 with a total of 2,458 babies. (That's a lot of baby Reeses)

According to the 2005 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Reese" is not a popular baby girl's name in Louisiana. Imagine that, only 32 babies in Louisiana have the same name as you in 2005. Across the entire United States a total of 2,112 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

Where is the name Reese popular?

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

Celebrities named Reese

Reese Witherspoon

Reese Witherspoon is an actress and producer with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1991 to present. Reese was born in 1976 as Laura Jeanne Reese Witherspoon in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States.


Past life for Reese born Sep 30, 2000

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 USA North-Central approximately on 800. Your profession was map maker, astrologer, and astronomer.

You had an artistic personality, always transforming ugly into beauty, gray into bright colors. You would find an opportunity of creative self-expression in any situation. Your main lesson in present - to develop magnanimity and feeling of brotherhood. Try to become less adhered to material property and learn to have only as many, as you may give back.

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

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