Surname READ (1)

SOURCE: Nickname
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: REED  [details]

Meaning & History

Means "red" from Middle English read, probably denoting a person with red hair or complexion.

Related Names

VARIANT: Reed
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Rot, Roth (German), Rot, Roth (Jewish), Reid (Scottish)
SAME SPELLING: Read (2)

Categories

English verbs
Entry updated July 27, 2015