Name: Reese

Origin and Meaning of the Name Reese

  • Meaning:
    Enthusiasm
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Both
  • Pronunciation:
    (REES)
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Miscellaneous Info for Reese

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    A respelling of the masculine Rhys, Reese is commonly used on girls in the United States. "Reese" is also the brand of a very famous peanut-butter candy in the U.S.

    Reese Witherspoon is a popular American actress who has influenced the usage for girls in the United States. Reese is used primarily for males almost everywhere else.

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