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What does Redding mean?

Redding Pronunciation of Redding [red-ding] as a boys' name has its root in Old English, and Redding means "son of the red-haired". Redding is an alternate form of Reading (Old English): also a place name.

Associated with: old english, red.


Redding has 2 variants: Reeding and Reiding.

Creative forms:
(male) Radding, Ruding, ..

(female) Reddan, ..

Middle name pairings:
Redding Xavi (R.X.), ..

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. Demographics)

Redding has yet to make it into the list so far. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Delling, Feilding (see Fielding), Fielding, Godding, Golding, Harding, Henning, Redd, Redman, Redmond, Redmund (see Redmond), Regin, Reginn, Regino, Reubin, Ring and Roddie. Like Redding, these names are not commonly used.

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