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Read (girl)

What does Read mean?

Read Pronunciation of Read [read] as a name for girls (also used as boys' name Read) has its root in Old English, and Read means "red-haired". Read is a variant form of Reed (Old English).

Associated with: old english, red.


Read has 2 variants: Reade and Reid.

1 more relation via Reed: Reida.

Creative forms:
(female) Radad, Reiad, ..

(male) Rean, Resh, ..

Middle name pairings:
Read Harper (R.H.), ..

How popular is Read?

Read is an uncommonly occurring first name for women but a very prominent last name for all people (#1981 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Read has yet to be ranked in the list so far. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Read name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Read outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Glad, Mead, Nyad, Rae, Ray, Rea, Reba, Reda, Ree, Reeda, Regan, Rei, Remi, Remy, Rena, Renae, Renay, Rene, Resi, Reta, Reva, Rey, Reya, Reza, Rezi, Rhae, Rhea, Ria, Rian and Ryan. These names tend to be more frequently used than Read.

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