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Reading meaning and name origin

Reading \re(a)-di-ng\ as a boy's name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Reading is "son of the red-haired". Also a place name.

Reading has 3 variant forms: Redding, Reeding and Reiding.

Popularity of Reading

Reading is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#7579 out of 88799) (1990 U.S. Census).

Displayed below are the baby name popularity trends of the name Reading compared with its variant forms and related boy baby names. (2012 statistics). View the popularity trend for Reading only.

Popularity of name Reading
Popularity of Reading