Reid - Meaning of Reid
[ 1 syll. rei(d), re-id ] The baby boy name Reid is sometimes used as a girl name. Its pronunciation is Riy-D †. Reid is used predominantly in the English and Scottish languages, and it is derived from Old English origins. The first name is derived from the surname, which is ultimately from the first name Reed.
Reid is a variant spelling of the name Reed (English and Scottish).
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Reid is popular as a baby name for boys. The name's popularity has been rising since the 1910s. At the recent peak of its usage in 2014, 0.070% of baby boys were given the name Reid. It ranked at #259 then. In 2018, its usage was 0.063% and its ranking #288, and it was the most popular out of all boy names in its group. In 2018, 43% more boys were named Reid than the subsequent ranked name, Reed. Reid has mostly been a baby boy name in the past century.
† Pronunciation for Reid: R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; D as in "day (D.EY)"