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Reed is definitely not overused, but you may want to search for alternatives for another reason. Here are some possible choices.
  • Roan

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    Warm-hued spelling spin on Rowan that was chosen by Sharon Stone for one of her three young sons.Read More 

  • Roman

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    Roman -- a surprise hit name of recent years -- owes much of its popularity to Cate Blanchett and Debra Messing, who almost simultaneously chose Roman for their sons, as Molly Ringwald did... Read More 

  • Ross

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    Like Friends, Ross is off the air and into syndication

    Ross originated as the surname of a famous Scottish clan, and is a place name in that country as well. It's a quiet,... Read More 

  • Ryder

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    Ryder, one of the current favorite er-ending boys' names, has been in the spotlight since Kate Hudson and her rocker husband Chris Robinson chose it for their son in 2004; it has jumped nearly... Read More 

  • Slade

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    Evoking the image of a shady glen, Slade could make a distinctive middle name. It entered the Top 1000 in 2007, and has been seen as a character name on the TV show "Smallville." It's also a name... Read More 

  • Tate

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    A strong single-syllable surname with a joyful meaning, Tate is finding a place on more and more birth certificates. It's now at Number 388, having hovered in the Top 400 range for the past five... Read More 

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