What does Reid mean?
(male) Raid, Roid, ..
(female) Reidi, Reni, .. Middle name pairings:
Reid Joaquin (R.J.), ..
How popular is Reid?
Reid is a somewhat popular first name for men (#812 out of 1220, Top 67%) and an even more popular surname for all people (#263 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Reid reached its apex rank of #259 in the U.S. in the year 2014, and is at #277 presently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. The only other prominent variation form of Reid (#277 a year ago) is Reed (#329 a year ago). These forms of Reid reached the apex of their popularity less than a decade ago (usage of 0.13%) and have remained as common to this day (usage 0.13%, ▼5.4%). Reed is a constant favorite, though Reid is now the top form.
Reid▲ is pronounced similarly to Rad, Radd, Reide, Reyd, Riyad, Rod▼, Rodd and Rudd. Other recommended names are Abid, Amid, Bid, Boid, Cid, Ovid, Rai, Rain, Rand, Rees, Reg, Regin, Regis, Rei, Reigh, Reis, Reizo, Remi, Remie, Remo, Remy▲, Ren, Rene▼, Reno, Reo, Reve, Rex▼, Rey▲, Ric, Rik, Rio, Rip, Roi, Said and Sid. These names tend to be less commonly used than Reid.See names in meaning and etymology.