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Reese - Meaning of Reese

What does Reese mean?

[ 1 syll. ree-se, re-ese ] The baby boy name Reese is also used as a girl name, and it is more commonly a girl name. Its pronunciation is RIY-Z †. Reese is used chiefly in the English and Welsh languages, and it is derived from Welsh origins. Reese is a variant of the name Rhys (English and Welsh).

See also the related form, Reece (English and Welsh).

See also the related category welsh.

Reese is a fairly popular baby name for boys. The name's popularity jumped from the 1980s up to the 2000s. At the modest height of its usage in 2003, 0.034% of baby boys were given the name Reese. It ranked at #369 then. The baby name has since declined in popularity. In 2018, its usage was 0.020% and its ranking #659. Within the group of boy names directly linked to Reese, Rhys was the most widely used. In 2018, it was used 63% more than Reese. Though Reese is currently more often than not a girl name, there was a period before 2002 when more boys were given the name. From 2003 on, increasingly more girls than boys were named Reese. In 2017, the name Reese was given to 5 times as many girls than boys.

Baby names that sound like Reese include Reece, Rees, Ries, Race, Rach, Raj, Rajesh, Rajj, Rakesh, Ras, Rasesh, Rash, Rashîd, Rayce, Raz, Recks, Reeg, Reggie, Reks, and Reshaw.

† Pronunciation for Reese: R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; Z as in "zoo (Z.UW)"


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