Reese Name Meaning

Welsh: from one of the most common Welsh personal names, Rhys, Old Welsh Ris ‘ardor’. This was the name of the last ruler of an independent kingdom of Wales, Rhys ap Tewder, who died in 1093 unsuccessfully opposing the Norman advance. North German and Dutch: nickname for a very big man, from Middle Low German, Middle Dutch rese ‘giant’. German: habitational name from places called Rees or Reese, in Rhineland and Lower Saxony.

List of People with Surname Reese

Based on our public records, there are a total of 18,004 people with the surname Reese. Among these people surnamed Reese, there are approximately 2,244 distinct names, with an average of 8 people who share the same name. Steven Reese, Donna Reese and Justin Reese are the top three most widely-used names from the list of people surnamed Reese, with 128, 113 and 79 people respectively.

In addition, Our data shows that Texas has the most people surnamed Reese, with a total of 1,630 people, and there are a total of 839 distinct names among these people. Georgia is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Reese, with a total of 1,437 people and an average of 787 distinct names.