Reece

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21k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Reece

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  • A submission from United Kingdom says the name Reece means "Gift of love" and is of English origin.
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  1. A surname​ derived from the Welsh Rhys, and the Anglicised Rees.
  2. A male given name, transferred from the surname.

Notable Persons Named Reece

Reece Shearsmith is an actor, writer, comedian, producer, director, and magician. He has been prominent since 1995. Reece was given the name Reeson Wayne Shearsmith in 1969 in Hull Yorkshire England.

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Reece Oxford is a soccer player for the West Ham United F.C., Tottenham Hotspur F.C. Reserves, Academy, West Ham United F.C. Reserves, England national under-16 football team, and England national under-17 football team. Reece was born on December 16th, 1998 in Edmonton, London, England.

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Reece Ritchie is an actor. He was most active from 2007 to 2007. Reece was born on July 23rd, 1986 in Lowestoft.

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Reece Burke is a soccer player for the Bradford City A.F.C., West Ham United F.C., England national under-18 football team, England national under-19 football team, and England national under-20 football team. Reece was born on September 2nd, 1996 in Newham, England.

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Reece Thompson is an actor and voice actor. He was most prominent from 1999 to present. Reece was given the name Reece Daniel Thompson on November 22nd, 1988 in White Rock, British Columbia.

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Reece Mastin is a pop rock musician. He plays Guitar, Piano, and Vocals. He has been prominent since 2011. Reece was born on November 24th, 1994 in Scunthorpe, England, United Kingdom.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Reece

Gabrielle Reece is a volleyball player, fashion model, television celebrity, volleyball, model (people), and volleyballplayer. Gabrielle was born on January 6th, 1970 in La Jolla, San Diego, California, U.S. Gabrielle is also known as Gabby".

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Marcel Reece is a football player. He was most prominent from 2009 to present. Marcel was born on June 23rd, 1985 in Inglewood, California. Marcel is also known as Reece and Marcel Antoine Wayne.

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V-Nasty is a hip hop music and pop-rap rapping and singing. She has been prominent since 2009. V-Nasty was given the name Vanessa Renee Reece on November 11th, 1990 in Oakland, California. V-Nasty is also known as Vanessa Renee Reece (birth name).

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Damon was born on February 16th, 1967.

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B. Carroll Reece was a congressman. B. was born on December 22nd, 1889 in Butler, Tennessee. He left this life on March 19th, 1961.

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How popular is the baby name Reece in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 5 0 5
1881 9 0 9
1882 6 0 6
1883 10 0 10
1884 6 0 6
1885 9 0 9
1887 9 0 9
1888 7 0 7
1891 5 0 5
1892 5 0 5
1893 5 0 5
1895 5 0 5
1898 6 0 6
1900 6 0 6
1901 5 0 5
1902 7 0 7
1903 7 0 7
1905 6 0 6
1906 7 0 7
1907 5 0 5
1908 7 0 7
1909 10 0 10
1910 10 0 10
1911 11 0 11
1912 19 0 19
1913 24 0 24
1914 23 0 23
1915 42 0 42
1916 53 0 53
1917 43 0 43
1918 39 0 39
1919 41 0 41
1920 36 0 36
1921 42 0 42
1922 51 0 51
1923 43 0 43
1924 48 0 48
1925 40 0 40
1926 45 0 45
1927 41 0 41
1928 47 0 47
1929 40 0 40
1930 32 0 32
1931 45 0 45
1932 33 0 33
1933 36 0 36
1934 38 0 38
1935 39 0 39
1936 34 0 34
1937 24 0 24
1938 29 0 29
1939 31 0 31
1940 27 0 27
1941 24 0 24
1942 28 0 28
1943 19 0 19
1944 32 0 32
1945 29 0 29
1946 31 0 31
1947 32 0 32
1948 32 0 32
1949 21 0 21
1950 24 0 24
1951 21 0 21
1952 25 0 25
1953 36 0 36
1954 22 0 22
1955 26 0 26
1956 26 0 26
1957 31 0 31
1958 28 0 28
1959 29 0 29
1960 29 0 29
1961 21 0 21
1962 19 0 19
1963 22 0 22
1964 23 0 23
1965 33 0 33
1966 39 0 39
1967 24 0 24
1968 31 0 31
1969 29 0 29
1970 36 0 36
1971 36 0 36
1972 36 0 36
1973 31 0 31
1974 17 0 17
1975 23 0 23
1976 27 0 27
1977 27 0 27
1978 16 0 16
1979 33 0 33
1980 41 0 41
1981 31 0 31
1982 40 0 40
1983 42 0 42
1984 51 0 51
1985 67 0 67
1986 107 0 107
1987 115 0 115
1988 152 0 152
1989 140 0 140
1990 165 0 165
1991 166 0 166
1992 216 0 216
1993 220 0 220
1994 258 6 252
1995 271 11 260
1996 284 28 256
1997 327 34 293
1998 528 43 485
1999 642 78 564
2000 762 102 660
2001 901 104 797
2002 932 152 780
2003 937 180 757
2004 914 219 695
2005 997 218 779
2006 925 227 698
2007 929 253 676
2008 960 244 716
2009 922 268 654
2010 832 202 630
2011 837 221 616
2012 755 198 557
2013 735 225 510
2014 729 217 512
2015 671 179 492
2016 651 176 475
2017 615 159 456

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Popularity of Reece as a first name

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Popularity of Reece as a last name

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Common last names for Reece

  • Smith
  • Jones
  • Davis
  • Wilson
  • Johnson
  • Moore
  • Brown
  • Williams
  • Harris
  • Morgan
  • Bowen
  • Price

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Reece U.S.
  White 79.54% 64.26%
  African American 14.43% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.48% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.99% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.28% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.29% 16.26%

Of Last Name Reece

People with the last name Reece are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Reece

  • How Popular is the name Reece? Reece is the 1,644th most popular name of all time. As a last name Reece was the 1,479th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Reece have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 21,188 babies born with the first name Reece in the United States. That's more than enough people named Reece to occupy the territory of Caribbean Netherlands (the Netherlands) with an estimated population of 21,133 (as of January 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Reece? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Reece first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Reece is Friday, June 13th, 1873.
  • What year had the most people named Reece born? The highest recorded use of the first name Reece was in 2001 with a total of 797 babies.
  • Random Reece Factoid: According to the 1999 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Reece is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 11 babies in California have the same name as you in 1999.
  • Weird things about the name Reece: Your name in reverse order is Eceer. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ecere. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Reece? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 24,145 people with the last name Reece.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Reece? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 8 of them will have Reece as their last name.

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