Origin:British
Popularity:878
Meaning:red
Redhead alert! If you were the bearer of a headful of red hair and lived during ancient times you may have been given the first name Reed, which was from an English surname. Despite its venerability, Reed still sounds fresh and elegant, as if it could be a close cousin of the debonair James Bond. It’s unisex but you’d have to look hard to find a girl called Reed. Bryce Dallas Howard of “Jurassic World” has a brother named Reed.

Famous Reeds

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  • Willis Reed
    Basketball Player

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Source: Social Security Administration

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