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What does Redd mean?

Redd Pronunciation of Redd [redd] as a boys' name is of Old English derivation, and the meaning of the name Redd is "near the reeds; red-haired". Redd is a variant form of Reid (Old English): place name.

ASSOCIATED WITH old english, reeds (meadow), red


VARIANTS Reed, Reade, Read

(male) Ridd, Rydd, ..

(female) Reah, Reel, ..

Redd Ollie (R.O.), ..

How popular is Redd?

Redd is a rare first name for males but a very popular surname for all people (#2657 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent related forms of Redd (UNLISTED) listed in the Top 2000 are Reed (#329 THE PREVIOUS YEAR) and Reid (#277). Adoption of these forms of Redd reached its peak in the year 2014 (USAGE OF 0.1%) and has remained as widespread to this day (USAGE 0.1%, DOWN 5.4%). Reed and Reid are two of the more trendy baby names among these. (2015 BIRTH STATISTICS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Reed, Reid in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Redd and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Redd is alike in pronunciation to Rad, Radd, Reide, Reyd, Riyad, Rod, Rodd and Rudd. Other suggested similar names are Budd, Edd, Fredd, Jedd, Judd, Kidd, Ladd, Rand, Redly (see Redley), Rees, Reg, Rei, Reis, Remi, Remo, Remy, Ren, Rene, Reno, Reo, Reve, Rex, Rey, Roddy, Rudi, Rudy, Tadd, Tedd and Todd. These names tend to be more frequently used than Redd.

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