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What does Reave mean?

Reave Pronunciation of Reave [reave] as a boys' name is a Middle English name, and the name Reave means "bailiff". Reave is a version of Reeve (Middle English): occupational name.


Reave has 1 variant: Reve.

1 more alternative form via Reeve: Reeves.

Creative forms:
(male) Reaph, Rove, ..

(female) Reane, Reava, ..

Middle name pairings:
Reave Ibrahim (R.I.), ..

How popular is Reave?

Reave is a rare given name for males. Reave is also a rare last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Reave has not been listed in the list so far. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Dave, Herve, Olave, Rae, Rafe, Rane, Ravee, Ravel, Raven, Ravi, Raye, Read, Reade, Reagen, Reece, Reese, Reide, Remee, Remie, Rene, Renke, Renne, Reuven and Roane. These names tend to be more commonly used than Reave.

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