Reese

Reese - A very unique female name



  Jul 29,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Reese, meaning ardor, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1996 on position #3342. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Reese and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Reese? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Reese. The baby girl name Reese was given to 2,435 baby girls in 2012, ranking #128 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 580 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Reese peaked in popularity 5 years ago in 2012 on position 128.



Famous with this name

Reese Witherspoon
Rhett Reese
Barbara Reese


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Reese is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Reese is currently topping the baby name charts in Vermont at position #36 - and is the least popular in New York at position #223.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Reese is where you live.


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Reese origin and meaning

Reese is a 5 letter name with 1 syllables. This name means ardor. To see famous people named Reese, pop culture references for the name Reese and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Reese

We've found the following names that sound similar to Reese, sorted by popularity.

Rose / Rosa / Rosie / Rocio / Roxie / Rikki / Reece / Rosia / Rosio / Risa /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012128
2011130
2010137
2009144
2008154
2007149
2006161
2005237
2004258
2003311
2002466
2001793
2000912
19991175
19982086
19972548
19963342

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Vermont36
Nebraska45
South Dakota47
Utah52
Kansas63
Iowa67
Oklahoma74
Minnesota75
Ohio76
Maine83
Idaho86
New Hampshire87
Colorado88
North Dakota91
Connecticut93
Rhode Island95
Louisiana96
Missouri98
Illinois99
Montana100
Massachusetts101
Michigan103
Pennsylvania105
Kentucky106
Maryland106
Wisconsin106
Arizona108
West Virginia111
Indiana112
Arkansas120
Virginia120
Washington128
New Jersey134
Delaware140
North Carolina149
Alabama163
Tennessee163
Florida163
Georgia163
Nevada166
Texas170
Mississippi171
Oregon201
California210
South Carolina213
New York223

Even more about Reese


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Reese a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Reese?

1 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2012
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Reese
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 580
Letter count 5
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1996
2012 births +2,435

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