Reese Name Meaning & Origin

Reese

Pronunciation: REES (key)

Origin of the name Reese:

Anglicized form of the Welsh Rhys (ardor).

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

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Rhys

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Reese's pieces
Reece's
Reecer

Meanings and history of the name Reese: | Edit

Form of Rhys.

It means: Enthusiasm

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Reese Witherspoon
Jonathan Rhys

Reese in song, story & screen: | Edit

Reese's Peanut Butter Cups and Reese's Pieces, chocolates with a peanut butter

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