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Reeve meaning and name origin

Reeve \re(e)-ve\ as a boy's name is pronounced reev. It is of Middle English origin, and the meaning of Reeve is "bailiff". Occupational name. The medieval reeve of a castle or landholding was an administrator for the king or someone of high position. RÍve is the French word for "dream".

Reeve has 4 variant forms: Reave, Reeford, Reeves and Reve.

Suggested similar baby names are Reece and Reese.

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Popularity of Reeve

Reeve is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#4795 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of Reeve name for boys (2012 statistics). Compare Reeve with its variant forms and related boy baby names.

Top 1000 ranking of Reeve name in U.S.
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