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in the U.S.
since 1880
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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 Reeder

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Alt. Meaning

R is for relax, you know how!

E is for eager, let's get started!

E is for empathy, and your consideration for the feelings of others

D is for delight, a surprise from within.

E is for enrich, a quality you share.

R is for relish, you seek a challenge.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Reeder

Scott Reeder is a palm desert scene and stoner rock musician. He plays Bass guitar and Guitar. His most notable accomplishments were from 1990 to present. Scott was born on May 16th, 1965 in Barstow, California.


Randal Reeder is a director, screenwriter, actor, voice actor, producer, and musician. Randal was born on November 27th, 1971 in Pasadena, Texas.


Mark Reeder is an electronica, gothic metal, punk rock, post-punk, synthpop, rock music, trance music, and techno musician. He plays Vocals, Guitars, Keyboards, Melodica, and Drums & Percussion instrument. He was most prominent from 1978 to present. Mark was born on January 5th, 1958.


Esquerita was a musician. He plays Piano. Esquerita was given the name Steven Quincy Reeder Jr. on November 20th, 1935. Esquerita is also known as Eskew Reeder Jr, S.Q. Reeder, and SQ Jr.. He died on October 23rd, 1986.


Dan was born in 1954 in Louisiana.


Serena Reeder is an actress. Serena was born on April 8th, 1983 in Washington, DC, United States.


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Popularity of Reeder as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Reeder U.S.
  White 84.66% 64.26%
  African American 10.36% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.60% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.08% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.44% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.87% 16.26%

Of Last Name Reeder

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

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Fun Facts about the name Reeder

  • How Popular is the name Reeder? Reeder is the 38,750th most popular name of all time. As a last name Reeder was the 1,874th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Reeder have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 87 babies born with the first name Reeder in the United States. That's more than enough people named Reeder to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Reeder? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1904 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Reeder first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Reeder is Saturday, September 21st, 1872.
  • What year had the most people named Reeder born? The highest recorded use of the first name Reeder was in 1913 with a total of 8 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Reeder: Your name in reverse order is Redeer. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ereerd. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Reeder? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 19,155 people with the last name Reeder.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Reeder? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 6 of them will have Reeder as their last name.

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