What does Redding mean?
Redding /red-ding/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name. Redding's root is Old English, and Redding means "son of the red-haired". Redding is an alternate form of Reading (Old English): also a place name. Radding is a familiar surname.
How popular is Redding?
Redding is an uncommon given name for men but a very popular last name for all people (#2187 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the baby name popularity of Redding for boys. Redding has yet to make it into the list so far. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)