Reis Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German ris ‘undergrowth’, ‘brushwood’; a topographic name for someone who lived in an overgrown area, or a habitational name from Reis or Reissen in Bavaria, named with this word. German: occupational name for a cobbler, Middle High German riuze. Compare Reuss. German: variant of Reiss 2, or from the Huguenot name Ris. Altered spelling of German Ries. Portuguese and Galician: from a short form of dos Reis ‘(of) the (Three) Kings’, a personal name popularly bestowed on someone born on the feast of the Epiphany, which celebrates the manifestation of Christ to the Gentiles as represented by the Magi. This is a frequent family name in southern Portugal. Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a dealer in rice or an ornamental name from German Reis ‘rice’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Reis ‘twig’, ‘branch’. Turkish: from reis ‘boss’, ‘chief’, ‘head of a business enterprise’. A Greek derivative of this is also found as a surname, in the form Reizis.

List of People with Surname Reis

According to our database, there are a total of 4,047 people with the surname Reis. Among these people surnamed Reis, there are about 791 unique names, with an average of 5 people who have the same name. Antonio Reis, Paul Reis and Charles Reis are the top three most popular names from the list of people surnamed Reis, with 41, 38 and 30 people respectively.

Moreover, we found that California has the largest number of people surnamed Reis, with a total of 524 people, and there are a total of 315 unique names among these people. Massachusetts is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Reis, with a total of 472 people and an average of 284 unique names.