What does Reading mean?
Reading /read-ing/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Reading is "son of the red-haired". Also a place name.
How popular is Reading?
Reading is an uncommon first name for males but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#10277 out of 150436, Top 7%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the baby name popularity of Reading for boys. Reading has yet to be recorded in the list so far. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)