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What does Reeves mean?

Reeves Pronunciation of Reeves [reeves] as a name for boys is of Middle English origin, and Reeves means "bailiff". Reeves is an alternate form of Reeve (Middle English): occupational name. See also Rives.


2 alternative forms via Reeve: Reave and Reve.

Creative forms:
(male) Rexves, Roves, ..

(female) Reebe, Reere, ..

Middle name pairings:
Reeves Elan (R.E.), ..

How popular is Reeves?

Reeves is a rare first name for males but a very popular surname for all people (#358 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Reeves has not been recorded in the list so far. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Delles, Denies, Dennes, Geddes, Graves, Hermes, Ives, Kees, Keyes, Lewes, Purves, Raines, Rameses, Ramses, Ravee, Ravel, Raven, Raynes, Rayven, Reade, Reagen, Redlea, Redley, Reece, Reed, Rees, Reese, Regen, Regis, Regner, Reide, Reiner, Reis, Remee, Remie, Remmey, Remus, Rene, Renier, Renke, Renne, Reuben, Reuel, Reuven, Reyes, Rhodes, Ries, River, Rivers, Rover, Semmes, Xerxes and Yves. These names tend to be more frequently used than Reeves.

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