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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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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 6 0 6
1881 8 0 8
1882 8 0 8
1883 8 0 8
1884 10 0 10
1885 8 0 8
1886 10 0 10
1888 7 0 7
1889 16 0 16
1891 11 0 11
1892 11 0 11
1893 12 0 12
1894 9 0 9
1895 8 0 8
1896 8 0 8
1897 15 0 15
1898 9 0 9
1899 8 0 8
1900 10 0 10
1901 9 0 9
1902 12 0 12
1903 5 0 5
1904 11 0 11
1905 13 0 13
1906 8 0 8
1907 8 0 8
1908 15 0 15
1909 12 0 12
1910 26 0 26
1911 15 0 15
1912 22 0 22
1913 27 0 27
1914 41 0 41
1915 48 0 48
1916 52 0 52
1917 50 0 50
1918 45 0 45
1919 50 0 50
1920 44 0 44
1921 66 0 66
1922 49 0 49
1923 61 0 61
1924 65 6 59
1925 46 0 46
1926 49 0 49
1927 50 0 50
1928 54 0 54
1929 40 0 40
1930 39 0 39
1931 39 0 39
1932 41 0 41
1933 27 0 27
1934 30 0 30
1935 34 0 34
1936 33 0 33
1937 42 0 42
1938 36 0 36
1939 36 0 36
1940 34 0 34
1941 25 0 25
1942 41 0 41
1943 52 0 52
1944 40 0 40
1945 31 0 31
1946 42 0 42
1947 38 0 38
1948 42 0 42
1949 52 0 52
1950 51 0 51
1951 37 0 37
1952 43 0 43
1953 48 0 48
1954 48 0 48
1955 56 0 56
1956 58 0 58
1957 62 0 62
1958 48 0 48
1959 55 5 50
1960 43 0 43
1961 50 0 50
1962 55 0 55
1963 42 0 42
1964 47 0 47
1965 61 0 61
1966 81 0 81
1967 68 0 68
1968 66 0 66
1969 46 0 46
1970 70 0 70
1971 54 0 54
1972 48 0 48
1973 36 0 36
1974 55 0 55
1975 40 0 40
1976 50 0 50
1977 53 0 53
1978 44 0 44
1979 38 0 38
1980 53 0 53
1981 48 0 48
1982 52 0 52
1983 46 0 46
1984 54 0 54
1985 88 0 88
1986 88 0 88
1987 87 0 87
1988 105 0 105
1989 131 0 131
1990 132 0 132
1991 131 0 131
1992 180 9 171
1993 186 7 179
1994 196 11 185
1995 220 6 214
1996 250 41 209
1997 293 52 241
1998 440 75 365
1999 671 171 500
2000 841 249 592
2001 949 303 646
2002 1,289 614 675
2003 1,705 996 709
2004 1,939 1,241 698
2005 2,112 1,413 699
2006 2,830 2,187 643
2007 2,947 2,345 602
2008 2,834 2,237 597
2009 2,807 2,234 573
2010 2,796 2,263 533
2011 2,850 2,380 470
2012 2,933 2,458 475
2013 2,481 2,060 421
2014 2,363 1,960 403

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 was first given to 5 or more babies 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 2010 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Reese" ranks #60 in popularity as a baby girl's name in North Dakota. Imagine that, 13 babies in North Dakota have the same name as you in 2010. Across the entire United States a total of 2,796 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Where is the name Reese popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Reese" mean? The list below shows the origins of Reese as well as things modernly associated with the name Reese such as celebrities named Reese.

Welsh

Origin and Meaning of Reese

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

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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Alternative Meanings

R is for rely, everyone's trustworthy friend.

E is for exotic, no lack of spirit here!

E is for exotic, no lack of spirit here!

S is for special, you are, you know!

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 "Eseer". 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 Reese born Sep 30, 1978

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 India approximately on 1600. Your profession was builder of roads, bridges, and docks.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. You are bound to learn to understand other people and to meet all life difficulties with joyful heart. You should help others, bringing them spirit of joy.

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