US Popularity:27121
Other Origin(s):Japanese, Norwegian
Meaning:Bitterness; Beloved; Wished-for child; Gratitude; Blessing; Love; Long narrow gravel ridge
Ree is a girl's name of Hebrew, Japanese, and Norwegian origin. It is a short form of Marie, Miriam, and other names containing the ree sound, which opens the name up to a mosaic of meanings for baby to discover. Although Ree can mean "bitterness," its other meanings are far from sour, with "beloved" and "wished-for child" reflecting your love for your little one. This marvelous moniker also has Japanese roots and can mean "gratitude," "blessing," and "love," depending on the kanji used in its spelling. Alongside its use as a first name, Ree has a history as a last name with Norwegian roots, meaning "long narrow gravel ridge." With an etymology spanning several continents, the name Ree gives your new arrival a chance to find a meaning they feel right at home with.

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