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TypeSurname (from nickname)
UsageEnglish
PronouncedPron.REED
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Meaning & History

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

Related Names

VariantReed
Other Languages & CulturesRot, Roth German Rot, Roth Jewish Reid Scottish
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Categories

English verbs
Entry updated July 27, 2015   Contribute