You’d never think that Reed means “red,” unless you are an Old English scholar. Spelt “reade” back in the day, the name was originally given to those with red hair of a reddish complexion. It’s said to a be a musical name, since it is also an instrument. Reed is elegant, wild, and versatile, as its obvious connection to nature suggests.
Rank in the year 2015
Reed was ranked #639 in the most popular American names of 2015.
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