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Popularity Over Time: How Many Boys Have Been Named Reid
This chart illustrates how many Boys were named Reid in the U.S. since 1880.
A few facts about the boy's name Reid:
Records indicate that 24,909 boys in the United States have been named Reid since 1880.
The greatest number of people were given this name in 2012, when 1,200 people in the U.S. were given the name Reid. Those people are now 4 years old.
So ... how do we know this stuff? Baby Names Hub identifies trends by analyzing vast amounts of data made available by the U.S. government and other public sources. This data, including social security statistics, provides detailed information on baby name popularity and trends in the United States.
Comments about the name Reid
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7 Positive Comments
"Reid is my son's name. My name is Sabrinah and I wanted to give him something that like mine is a bit unusual but not weird sounding. :) I had him when I was 16 and now I'm 18 and he's growing up too fast. I love saying his name" Nov. 24, 2013:
"Thinking of Reid for a possible second son. His older brother would be Rowan :)" Mar. 5, 2013:
"My fathers name is Reid. He is the best sweetrst guy i know if ever get a son i will name him after his grandpa! I already have a daughter Joslyn. Jossie and Reid!" Feb. 1, 2012:
"my second son is named Reid, his brother is Grant.. I absolutely love the name Reid. Its gorgeous" Sep. 23, 2008:
"My son was named after my 17 year old neice who passed away
in May 2003. My sister and I were visiting my neice's grave. I said a prayer out loud to my neice asking her for "A sign for a good boys name. Immediately, after saying the prayer my sister (my neice's mother)and I both said the name "REID" without even looking at one or another
or my neice Donna's head stone. The words just came out.
It was the most peacefull feeling in the world.
Sandra" Mar. 27, 2007:
"People often ask whether it's spelled "Reid" or "Reed" and whether it's a family name or not. We named our son Reid because it was a strong, simple name." Apr. 24, 2006:
"I didn't like it when I was younger (too many obvious name calling opportunities), but after I found out I was named after my Grandmother's maiden name (who I was extremely close to!) it began to grow on me. I like it now." Dec. 20, 2005:
1 Negative Comment
"my teacher is named reid he is weird and no one realy likes him but we all pretend to. Plus he is bald and smells bad. weird he is a english teacher and he likes to read. play on words there lol haha peace" Jan. 23, 2008:
2 Neutral Comments
"Twins called Reid and Phoenix would be So awesome. : )" Mar. 29, 2009:
"Yeah like not alot of people have this name, it goes good with some names like Kelly, Lizzie, Keeley, and it doesnt go good with names like Terry, Beth, Thrisha, Mandy, Brandy." Jan. 14, 2008:
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