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Meaning and Origin

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  1. A surname​.

Notable Persons Named Reeves

Reeves Gabrels is a rock music musician and songwriter. He plays Guitar and Vocals. Reeves was born on June 4th, 1956 in United States.

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Reeves Nelson is a basketball player for the Žalgiris Kaunas, Los Angeles D-Fenders, Fuerza Guinda de Nogales, BC Kangoeroes, Maccabi Raanana, and Delaware 87ers. He was most active from 2011 to present. Reeves was born on September 18th, 1991 in Modesto, California.

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Reeves Matheson is an MLA for Cape Breton East. Reeves was born in Glace Bay.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Reeves

Keanu Reeves is an actor, film director, producer, and musician. Keanu was given the name Keanu Charles Reeves on September 2nd, 1964 in Beirut.

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Scott Eastwood is an actor, model, and producer. He has been prominent since 2006. Scott was given the name Scott Clinton Reeves by his parent Clint Eastwood on March 21st, 1986 in Monterey, California, U.S. Scott is also known as Reeves and Scott Clinton.

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George Reeves was an actor. His most notable accomplishments were from 1933 to 1959. George was given the name George Keefer Brewer on January 5th, 1914 in Woolstock, Iowa, U.S. George is also known as George Bessolo. He died on June 16th, 1959.

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Jim Reeves was a country music, nashville sound, gospel music, blues, and western swing musician. He was most active from 1948 to 1964. Jim was given the name James Travis Reeves on August 20th, 1923 in Galloway, Texas, U.S. Jim is also known as Gentleman Jim. He passed away on July 31st, 1964.

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Steve Reeves was a bodybuilder, actor, and philanthropist. Steve was given the name Stephen L. Reeves on January 21st, 1926 in Glasgow, Montana, United States. He left this life on May 1st, 2000.

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Matt Reeves is a film director, screenwriter, and producer. Matt was given the name Matthew George Reeves on April 27th, 1966 in Rockville Centre, New York.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1912 10 0 10
1913 10 0 10
1915 9 0 9
1916 10 0 10
1917 13 0 13
1918 11 0 11
1919 8 0 8
1920 10 0 10
1921 10 0 10
1922 13 0 13
1923 15 0 15
1924 10 0 10
1925 6 0 6
1926 7 0 7
1927 16 0 16
1928 7 0 7
1931 9 0 9
1932 5 0 5
1934 9 0 9
1936 5 0 5
1937 9 0 9
1938 6 0 6
1939 6 0 6
1940 6 0 6
1941 6 0 6
1943 11 0 11
1946 5 0 5
1947 10 0 10
1949 7 0 7
1950 6 0 6
1952 6 0 6
1956 8 0 8
1958 5 0 5
1960 7 0 7
1968 7 0 7
1971 7 0 7
1977 6 0 6
1978 6 0 6
1987 5 0 5
1990 8 0 8
1991 5 0 5
1992 6 0 6
1993 5 0 5
1994 13 0 13
1995 14 0 14
1996 5 0 5
1997 7 0 7
1998 17 0 17
1999 8 0 8
2000 9 0 9
2001 13 0 13
2002 9 0 9
2003 6 0 6
2004 10 0 10
2005 16 0 16
2007 11 0 11
2008 17 0 17
2009 15 0 15
2010 18 0 18
2011 13 0 13
2012 21 0 21
2013 28 5 23
2014 30 6 24
2015 34 8 26
2016 25 0 25
2017 25 0 25

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Popularity of Reeves as a last name

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Common last names for Reeves

  • Smith
  • Thompson
  • Williams
  • Johnson

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Reeves U.S.
  White 77.31% 64.26%
  African American 16.52% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.57% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.77% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.12% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.71% 16.26%

Of Last Name Reeves

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

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Fun Facts about the name Reeves

  • How Popular is the name Reeves? Reeves is the 13,121st most popular name of all time. As a last name Reeves was the 390th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Reeves have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 710 babies born with the first name Reeves in the United States. That's more than enough people named Reeves to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Reeves? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1912 when it was given as a first name to 10 new born babies.
  • When was Reeves first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Reeves is Wednesday, August 20th, 1873.
  • What year had the most people named Reeves born? The highest recorded use of the first name Reeves was in 2015 with a total of 26 babies.
  • Random Reeves Factoid: According to the 2010 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Reeves is not a popular baby boy's name in Georgia. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Georgia have the same name as you in 2010.
  • Weird things about the name Reeves: Your name in reverse order is Seveer. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eevsre. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Reeves? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 81,978 people with the last name Reeves.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Reeves? Reeves was ranked as the 390th most popular last name but is still less than 0.1% of the population!

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