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Reid

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1886 6 0 6
1888 5 0 5
1890 7 0 7
1892 9 0 9
1894 14 0 14
1895 11 0 11
1896 7 0 7
1897 8 0 8
1898 8 0 8
1900 8 0 8
1901 8 0 8
1903 8 0 8
1904 8 0 8
1905 5 0 5
1906 7 0 7
1907 9 0 9
1908 9 0 9
1909 9 0 9
1910 6 0 6
1911 9 0 9
1912 28 0 28
1913 26 0 26
1914 34 0 34
1915 43 0 43
1916 38 0 38
1917 54 0 54
1918 53 0 53
1919 71 0 71
1920 78 0 78
1921 65 0 65
1922 85 0 85
1923 79 0 79
1924 88 0 88
1925 78 0 78
1926 64 0 64
1927 70 0 70
1928 73 0 73
1929 49 0 49
1930 58 0 58
1931 50 0 50
1932 56 0 56
1933 43 0 43
1934 51 0 51
1935 51 0 51
1936 51 0 51
1937 50 0 50
1938 49 0 49
1939 46 0 46
1940 64 0 64
1941 63 0 63
1942 72 0 72
1943 78 0 78
1944 67 0 67
1945 68 0 68
1946 93 0 93
1947 120 0 120
1948 111 0 111
1949 151 0 151
1950 141 0 141
1951 159 0 159
1952 203 0 203
1953 193 0 193
1954 178 0 178
1955 189 0 189
1956 190 0 190
1957 189 0 189
1958 169 0 169
1959 158 0 158
1960 130 0 130
1961 145 0 145
1962 134 5 129
1963 152 0 152
1964 144 0 144
1965 119 0 119
1966 123 0 123
1967 135 0 135
1968 118 0 118
1969 164 5 159
1970 206 0 206
1971 158 0 158
1972 155 0 155
1973 124 0 124
1974 164 0 164
1975 165 0 165
1976 151 0 151
1977 135 0 135
1978 192 0 192
1979 185 0 185
1980 211 0 211
1981 243 0 243
1982 260 0 260
1983 289 0 289
1984 288 0 288
1985 303 6 297
1986 296 5 291
1987 334 5 329
1988 335 0 335
1989 313 5 308
1990 339 0 339
1991 367 0 367
1992 494 12 482
1993 463 24 439
1994 564 34 530
1995 643 29 614
1996 540 32 508
1997 510 24 486
1998 568 20 548
1999 535 22 513
2000 560 15 545
2001 565 28 537
2002 567 16 551
2003 570 20 550
2004 614 25 589
2005 647 20 627
2006 708 25 683
2007 700 21 679
2008 887 22 865
2009 926 24 902
2010 1,175 30 1,145
2011 1,141 19 1,122
2012 1,235 31 1,204
2013 1,408 37 1,371
2014 1,462 32 1,430
2015 1,365 34 1,331

Want to know about the popularity of the Reid baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 29,822 babies born with the name Reid in the United States. That's more than enough Reids to occupy the territory of Gibraltar (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 29,441 (as of July 1, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1886 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Reid" was in 2014 with a total of 1,430 babies. (That's a lot of baby Reids)

According to the 1925 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Reid" ranks #93 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Utah. Imagine that, 15 babies in Utah have the same name as you in 1925. Across the entire United States a total of 78 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Origin and Meaning of Reid

The name "Reid" is of English origin, and it means "Red Headed". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Other Inspirations for the Name Reid

Reid Flair
Reid Ribble
Reid Technique
Reid Iran
Reid Hoffman
Reid Scott
Reid Temple
Reid Wilson
Reid Wiseman
Reid Goldstein

Alternative Meanings

R is for refreshing, the sparkling you.

E is for exotic, no lack of spirit here!

I is for intense, your zest of living.

D is for diamond, the brilliance you shine.

Your name in reverse order is "Dier". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Erid". 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 Reid born Dec 15, 1943

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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 Australia approximately on 400. Your profession was jeweler and watch-maker.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. There is the invisible connection between material and spiritual world. Your lesson - to search, to find and to use this bridge.

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