US Popularity:5854
Other Origin(s):French
Meaning:Bailiff; Dream
Reeve is a gender-neutral name of English origin, meaning “bailiff.” Historically, Reeve was an occupational name given to the person who held the position of steward or bailiff in a town in medieval times. Reeves were high-status people trusted by the king or other authority figures. However, another possible meaning of Reeve is that it’s the Anglicized spelling of the French word rêve, which translates into “dream,” introducing a whole other side to this unique baby name. Whether baby is purely a dream come true or you can’t help nerding out over nuggets of history, Reeve could be the perfect way to describe what baby means to you.

Reeve Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Reeve is currently #3552 on The Bump
Boy:Reeve is currently #1966 on The Bump Boy Names
Girl:Reeve is currently #2420 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Reeve is currently #5854 in U.S. births
Boy:Reeve is currently #3091 in U.S. births
Girl:Reeve is currently #11919 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 1350
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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