Reid

Reid - A very unique male name



  Aug 18,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Reid, meaning red-haired, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1912 on position #939. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Reid and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Reid? 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 Reid. The baby boy name Reid was given to 1,177 baby boys in 2012, ranking #291 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 1,394 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Reid peaked in popularity 7 years ago in 2010 on position 290.



Famous with this name

Tara Reid
Alex Reid
Anne Reid


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Reid is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Reid is currently topping the baby name charts in Maine at position #98 - and is the least popular in Arizona at position #573.

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 Reid is where you live.


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Reid origin and meaning

Reid is a 4 letter name with 1 syllables. This name means red-haired. To see famous people named Reid, pop culture references for the name Reid and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Reid

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

Rudy / Reed / Rhett / Rod / Rowdy / Rohit / Rito / Roddy / Ruth / Rodd /

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
2012291
2011298
2010290
2009345
2008361
2007426
2006415
2005423
2004443
2003452
2002446
2001440
2000433
1999454
1998421
1997447
1996440
1995381
1994428
1993469
1992450
1991540
1990548
1989551
1988504
1987503
1986524
1985507
1984519
1983518
1982549
1981541
1980604
1979642
1978620
1977747
1976701
1975699
1974669
1973834
1972628
1971662
1970593
1969618
1968676
1967694
1966694
1965715
1964690
1963618
1962694
1961674
1960715
1959643
1958602
1957576
1956564
1955593
1954584
1953514
1952511
1951579
1950585
1949597
1948692
1947627
1946726
1945806
19441060
1943870
1942992
1941837
1940874
19391002
1938939
1937973
19361624
1935987
19341679
19331207
19321003
19311417
19301073
19291048
1928836
1927846
1926848
1925863
1924792
1923925
1922838
1921819
1920837
1919971
19181297
19171270
19161243
1915956
1913998
1912939

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Maine98
Nebraska112
New Hampshire151
Indiana152
Iowa167
Wisconsin174
Kansas178
Missouri179
Massachusetts182
Minnesota182
Louisiana187
Delaware193
North Dakota199
Ohio204
Michigan214
South Carolina230
Colorado233
Maryland243
Oklahoma253
Montana253
Georgia253
Virginia254
North Carolina254
Kentucky259
Pennsylvania266
Illinois277
Connecticut279
Mississippi287
Washington300
Tennessee304
Alabama324
Florida335
Oregon358
Texas370
New York385
Arkansas386
New Jersey409
California430
Nevada508
Utah511
Arizona573

Even more about Reid


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 Reid 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 male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Reid?

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
2010
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Reid
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 1,394
Letter count 4
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1912
2012 births +1,177

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