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The name Reed is of English origin, and is a variation of Reid.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Reed has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Reed
Use of the Name Reed for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
19,449 13,595 9,166 5,143 2,477 982 505
The table below indicates the number of times the name Reed has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Reed first appeared in the top thousand boy or girl names during 1881, which is the first year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Reed
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
18816898  
18826859  
18837877  
18846969  
18859206  
1886    
1887    
188852015  
188957612  
189055813  
189162710  
189253515  
189364411  
189462112  
189547119  
189653216  
189763912  
189846820  
18997689  
190069514  
190167411  
190247221  
190344622  
190455817  
190551920  
190653819  
190761318  
190862518  
190970616  
191051730  
191158128  
191265742  
191353067  
191462666  
1915567101  
191658499  
1917510127  
1918546122  
1919586106  
1920558123  
1921525141  
1922539136  
1923571120  
1924627106  
1925591114  
1926507144  
1927592110  
1928564119  
1929557112  
1930593104  
1931566108  
193264987  
193362686  
193464887  
193566680  
193667478  
193774867  
193859898  
193970073  
194062193  
194161496  
1942541130  
1943599111  
1944585110  
1945576111  
1946548135  
1947532161  
1948504171  
1949417266  
1950468205  
1951438240  
1952447250  
1953441262  
1954453253  
1955452269  
1956453279  
1957457286  
1958493250  
1959552200  
1960543213  
1961589181  
1962563196  
1963608167  
1964585184  
1965611157  
1966601153  
1967616148  
1968637142  
1969639155  
1970619171  
1971732127  
1972723122  
1973686136  
1974667147  
1975730129  
1976704140  
1977706146  
1978604190  
1979729141  
1980621197  
1981610195  
1982589215  
1983594206  
1984590205  
1985579229  
1986584232  
1987584240  
1988575255  
1989666226  
1990655238  
1991614276  
1992529366  
1993482435  
1994443508  
1995414550  
1996422532  
1997443504  
1998438523  
1999424557  
2000452527  
2001473500  
2002492468  
2003508477  
2004485505  
Totals:  19,449 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Reed as a boy's name nearly 100% of the time and hardly ever as a girl's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are slightly lower than actual counts because the name Reed appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 122 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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