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Gender: M Meaning of Reid: "red-haired" Origin of Reid: English Reid's Popularity in 2016: #255

The Reid spelling is the most popular by half, probably because it feels more like a name than Reed, which looks more like a word. In the USA, Reid currently sits at Number 255 for boys. Although used occasionally for girls, Reid did not make the feminine Top 1000, keeping this name firmly in the boys' camp. There are roughly 40 times more boys named Reid (and Reed) than girls.

Famous People Named Reid

Reid Scott, American actor
Reid Garrett Hoffman, American founder of LinkedIn
Reid Carruthers, Canadian curler
Reid Miles, American designer of 1950s jazz album covers
Reid James Ribble, U.S. Congressman from Wisconsin
Reid Ewing, American actor

Pop Culture References for the name Reid

Dr. Spencer Reid, character on TV's "Criminal Minds," commonly referred to as "Reid"

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