Meaning:Son of the red-haired
Whether or not you have red hair, you should consider the name Redding. This one-of-a-kind boy’s name has English origins and means “son of the red-haired.” Derived from the English name Reading, which in turn stems from the name of a town in England. Redding, a common surname, belongs to some famous namesakes such as motorcycle racer Schott Redding or singer Otis Redding. Movie buffs will recognize the name as belonging to Morgan Freeman’s character Ellis “Red” Redding in The Shawshank Rede_m_ption.
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