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Popularity
41k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Reese

  • Gender: Neutral
  • Origin: Welsh
  • Meaning: Running
  • #1097 All Time
Girls
Boys
Similar Names
19k Reece (English)
7k Rhys (Welsh)

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



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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 2006 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Reese" ranks #84 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Kansas. Imagine that, 39 babies in Kansas have the same name as you in 2006. Across the entire United States a total of 2,830 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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 rely, everyone's trustworthy friend.

E is for excite, your spirit is catching!

E is for easy going, no ruffles here.

S is for scholar, the brilliant in you.

E is for extra, those little things you do!

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

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 east? 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 her career being from 1991 to present. Reese was born in 1976 as Laura Jeanne Reese Witherspoon in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States.

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Past life for Reese born May 28, 1923

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 Northern Japan approximately on 1575. Your profession was teacher, mathematician, and geologist.

You were always involved with all new things. You have always loved changes, especially in art, music, cooking. Your lesson - to learn discretion and reason and then teach others to do that. Your life will be happier, when you help those who lack reasoning.

Name poster for Reese

Name poster for Reese(click to save the high quality version)

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