Reed Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Reed:
Transferred use of the English surname derived from the Middle English read, reade (red), which is from the Old English read (red). The name originated as a nickname for someone which red hair or with a red, ruddy complexion. Var: Read, Reade.
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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