US Popularity:11912
Other Origin(s):Scottish
Meaning:Red in color; Red-haired; Clearing; River reed; Brushwood; Land of deer
Short, sweet, and concise, the name Red can give your little one plenty of inspiration. Of course, this can connect baby to a vibrant color that can symbolize anything from passion to courage. This can also be a great way to celebrate baby’s ginger locks or rosy cheeks that they inherit from their family tree. Red can also be a version of different Scottish and Old English last names, like Read, Reid, and Rede, just to name a few. Some translations can include “clearing,” “river reed,” “brushwood,” or “land of deer.” For a name that encourages your little one to enjoy the flora and fauna of nature, Red can make for a vibrant choice.

Famous People Named Red

Wondering who else shares this name? Check out these well known people who made this baby name famous.
  • Red Auerbach
    Basketball Player
  • Red Grange
    Football Player

Red Name Popularity Data

U.S. Births

Overall:Red is currently #11912 in U.S. births
Boy:Red is currently #4816 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2022
+ 5344
from 2021
In comparison to the previous year's data
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